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JetBlue makes bid to buy Spirit Airlines

A Spirit Airlines jet seen approaching Philadelphia International Airport.
Matt Rourke
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AP
A Spirit Airlines jet seen approaching Philadelphia International Airport.

JetBlue is making an unsolicited bid to buy low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines. Spirit had already agreed to a proposed merger with Frontier Airlines, but JetBlue is offering more money.

Here & Now transportation analyst Seth Kaplan joins us.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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