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JetBlue submits “superior” bid to buy Spirit Airlines

New York-based carrier JetBlue Airways has announced its intention to acquire low-cost competitor Spirit Airlines in a deal worth $3.6bn.

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Why Florida's Miami International Airport is thriving

Chris Sloan, our man in America, examines the factors behind explosive growth at the South Florida gateway.

BREAKING: Frontier and Spirit Airlines to merge

​​​​​​​In one of the biggest shake-ups of the US aviation industry in more than a decade, Spirit Airlines and Frontier Group Holdings have announced a “definitive merger agreement”. If completed as planned, it will create America’s largest ultra-low fare airline

Frontier set for return to pair of airports

US-based Frontier Airlines has its sights set on a return to Chicago/Midway and Houston/Hobby this spring with a combined 13 new routes.

Frontier announces non-stop Miami service

The new route comes as the low-cost airline announced a further 14 nonstop routes across North America and the Caribbean

Frontier inaugurates Durango-Denver service

The flights will take off four times per week, with the addition of a Las Vegas route from next week

Frontier opens new crew base at Tampa Airport

The airline intends to employ around 250 flight attendants, with further plans to expand its aircraft fleet over the next seven years

Frontier launches nonstop Orlando service from Rochester

The new route to the popular holiday destination is set to operate thrice weekly

Frontier Airlines launches three new Miami links

Services to Cancun, Punta Cana and the St Thomas will commence this spring

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH

Colorado-based Frontier Airlines has become the third-largest low-cost carrier in the US. Ralph Olson charts the airline’s rise and looks at its current operations and expansion plans.