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Here's How Much JetBlue and Spirit Airlines Overlap in Boston

JetBlue Airways Corp.'s bid to purchase Spirit Airlines Inc. for $3.6 billion has the potential to affect a possible merger between Spirit and fellow ultra-low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines and disrupt an airline industry that's still recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic.

But, apart from the financial terms, there is another notable difference between the competing efforts to combine with Spirit: less overlap between the airlines nationally.

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