Why The US LCC Market Could Soon Look Very Different

Frontier Airlines lost a bidding war with JetBlue Airways to purchase Spirit Airlines, but is now set to become the largest ultra-LCC in the US.
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The US LCC sector is entering an era of uncertainty and opportunity in which old players are exiting the scene and new players are taking the stage. Nothing exemplifies this more than the planned takeover of Spirit Airlines by JetBlue Airways by 2024, which would remove the largest ultra-LCC from...
Ben Goldstein

Based in Boston, Ben covers advanced air mobility and is managing editor of Aviation Week Network’s AAM Report.

Aaron Karp

Aaron Karp is a Contributing Editor to the Aviation Week Network.

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