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STORY: JetBlue to End American Alliance to Focus on Spirit Merger Approval

Edward Russell, Skift airlines reporter, shared JetBlue Airways will not fight to save its alliance with American Airlines in the northeastern U.S., following a judge’s ruling that the pact violated U.S. antitrust law and must be unwound. Instead, JetBlue will shift its focus to securing approval for its proposed merger with Spirit Airlines, which would create the fifth largest airline in the U.S. ahead of Alaska Airlines. More here:

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