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JetBlue-American Airlines alliance leaves little room for smaller airlines to grow, Spirit exec says

By Serafina Smith
  • 29 Sep 2022 23:09
  • 29 Sep 2022 23:09
John Kirby, vice president of network planning at Spirit Airlines, said JetBlue and American Airlines’ Northeast Alliance was concerning for smaller airlines like his own and would lead to legacy carrier control of over 90 percent of departures from New York’s LaGuardia airport.

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Serafina Smith


Serafina Smith covers mergers and acquisitions for MLex from New York. Before becoming a journalist, Serafina was a paralegal supporting the United States Department of Justice, where she worked on foreign bribery and money laundering cases. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from Georgetown University.

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