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JetBlue Just Bought Spirit Airlines—Here's What That Means for Travelers
Aug 18, 2022 | Reader's Digest
"Once finalized, the JetBlue-Spirit Airlines merger may mean improved service for the ultra-low-cost carrier," reports Reader's Digest.
..."Because airline mergers help airlines stay alive, mergers also help customers. 'The biggest winners are the people who happen to live near the hubs of the larger airline in the merger,' says Dartmouth engineering professor Vikrant Vaze, who has studied the impact of airline mergers on passengers. 'For people who depend on the flight network of the smaller airline, however, there’s huge uncertainty. It could go either way, and sometimes they lose big.'"
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