Spirit Airlines News
Minister Bartlett Welcomes Spirit Airlines Service from Connecticut to Montego Bay
Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett has welcomed the announcement by Spirit Airlines that it will be introducing nonstop flights from Connecticut to Montego Bay, Jamaica. This will be the only nonstop flight arrangement between Connecticut and Jamaica.
Spirit Airlines announces daily, nonstop service to Phoenix
Kansas City travelers will be soaking up the “Valley of the Sun” this November with Spirit Airlines’ new, nonstop service to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport . The new route offers the only ultra-low-fare option connecting Kansas City
JetBlue and Spirit to create a low-fare carrier to challenge big four
JetBlue and Spirit Airlines have announced that their boards of directors have approved a definitive merger agreement under which JetBlue will acquire Spirit for $33.50 per share in cash.
Spirit Airlines bringing hundreds of jobs to Houston
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 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.
JetBlue raises proposal to acquire Spirit
JetBlue has announced that it has submitted a decisively superior proposal to the Board of Directors of Spirit to acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Spirit.
Spirit Airlines directors urge stockholders to reject JetBlue offer
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.
JetBlue calls for vote against Spirit/Frontier transaction
JetBlue has announced that it has filed a “Vote No” proxy statement urging Spirit shareholders to vote against the Spirit/Frontier transaction at Spirit’s upcoming special meeting.
Spirit Airlines confirms receipt of unsolicited proposal from JetBlue Airways
Spirit Airlines has announced that it has received an unsolicited proposal from JetBlue Airways to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Spirit’s common stock in an all-cash transaction for $33.00 per share.
Frontier to acquire low-cost rival Spirit
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.
Spirit Airlines finalises huge Airbus A320neo order
Spirit is based in South Florida and is the fastest-growing airline in the United States, with flights throughout the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean.
Spirit Airlines agrees 100 A320neo deal with Airbus
Airbus and Spirit Airlines have agreed to a memorandum of understanding for the United States-based airline to acquire up to 100 A320neo planes. Spirit announced its intention to place firm orders for a mix of A319neo, A320neo, and A321neo to meet its future fleet requirements.