JetBlue + Spirit:
The National Low-Fare Challenger to the ‘Big Four’ Airlines

Will bring together two airlines with a shared goal of disrupting the industry

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JetBlue + Spirit:
The National Low-Fare Challenger to the ‘Big Four’ Airlines

Will bring together two airlines with a shared goal of disrupting the industry


The Best of Both Airlines

JetBlue to Acquire Spirit

Together, JetBlue and Spirit will bring together the best of both airlines to create the fifth largest domestic airline – a national, customer-centric, low-fare alternative to the dominant “Big Four” airlines. 

With a larger footprint, the combined airline will bring JetBlue’s low fares and much-loved, award-winning onboard service to more customers and communities:


More – And Better – Choices

JetBlue Effect Will Result in More Low Fares for More Customers

With a larger platform for growth, we will introduce JetBlue’s unique value proposition of low fares and a great experience on more routes. It is well-documented that when JetBlue enters new routes, the legacy carriers respond and lower their fares (the “JetBlue Effect”). In fact, economic analysis shows that JetBlue’s presence on a nonstop route decreases legacy fares by ~16%. This means more airline customers benefit when JetBlue takes on a new legacy dominated route.


JetBlue + Spirit: Inside Our Plan to Challenge the Big Four Airlines

Together, JetBlue and Spirit will create a national low-fare challenger to the Big Four airlines that dominate our industry as we bring more of the JetBlue Effect to more communities. Click to watch JetBlue leaders share how far we’ve come over the past two decades and why the acquisition means more low fares, better choices, and greater benefits for even more customers.