Spirit and Frontier Airlines Propose Merger to Dominate Discount Travel

Uniting the two largest low cost carriers would further upend the landscape for domestic U.S. travel

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As airlines continue to struggle through the uncertainties and challenges of the pandemic, Spirit Airlines and Frontier Airlines, two of the biggest low cost carriers, have agreed to a merger that would allow them to set the terms of discount air travel across the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean.

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