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Spirit Airlines bringing hundreds of jobs to Houston

Spirit Airlines bringing hundreds of jobs to Houston

22 July 2022 Press Release Airline News

Three months after announcing the addition of an aircraft maintenance facility and 50 new jobs in Houston, Spirit Airlines has announced it’s going even bigger with the addition of a new Pilot and Flight Attendant crew base at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

JetBlue extends tender offer for Spirit Airlines

JetBlue extends tender offer for Spirit Airlines

1 July 2022 Press Release Airline News

JetBlue has announced that its direct wholly owned subsidiary, Sundown Acquisition Corp. has extended the expiration date of the previously announced tender offer to purchase all of the outstanding shares of common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Shares”), of Spirit Airlines, Inc. for $30.00 per share, net to the seller in cash, without interest and less any required withholding taxes, to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on 29 July 2022.

Spirit Airlines directors urge stockholders to reject JetBlue offer

Spirit Airlines directors urge stockholders to reject JetBlue offer

21 May 2022 Press Release Airline News

Spirit Airlines has announced that its Board of Directors, after consultation with its outside financial and legal advisors, has unanimously determined that the tender offer from JetBlue Airways to acquire all outstanding shares of Spirit’s common stock for $30 per share in cash is NOT in the best interests of Spirit and its stockholders.

Frontier to acquire low-cost rival Spirit

Frontier to acquire low-cost rival Spirit

8 February 2022 Airline News

US low-cost carrier Frontier has agreed to acquire rival Spirit for $6.6 billion. If the deal is finalised, it will be the first large airline merger since the aviation industry was rocked by Covid-19.