During the closing arguments of the trial aimed at deciding the outcome of JetBlue Airways’ proposed $3.8 billion purchase of Spirit Airlines ... to challenge the merger in March as harmful ...
The long-awaited trial over JetBlue and Spirit Airlines’ planned merger began on Tuesday in Boston, setting the stage for a showdown that could decide the long-term fates of both airlines.
With trial beginning last week at the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts and expected to go on until Dec. 5, litigators argued that the JetBlue-Spirit merger would make it the ...
JetBlue has responded to the failure of its proposed acquisition of Spirit Airlines by cutting US flights and beefing up its ...
"By acquiring Spirit, JetBlue will eliminate the largest ... fewer options," DOJ lawyers wrote in the suit. As the merger moves toward trial, it's likely that JetBlue will continue campaigning ...
So far, the announced $3.8 billion merger agreement between JetBlue and Spirit Airlines has not set the airline world on fire. The threat of the Department of Justice killing the deal because of ...
If approved, the codeshare would be JetBlue’s most significant partnership since a federal judge struck down the Northeast ...
Most recently, the department went to trial to block a joint venture between JetBlue and American in Boston ... was announced last summer. Spirit had originally agreed to a merger with Frontier ...
“The Justice Department proved in court that a merger between JetBlue and Spirit would have caused ... a University of Miami law professor and former trial lawyer for the Justice Department's ...
JetBlue and Spirit agreed to terminate their merger agreement after facing regulatory hurdles. The airlines issued a joint statement saying that the decision "is the best path forward." ...
JUDGE BLOCKS $3.8B JETBLUE-SPIRIT MERGER, CITES 'ANTICOMPETITIVE HARM' Christie explained that until recently, the carrier thought "the branding of the new facility might be blue." He was ...