Spirit Airlines Seeks DOT Probe Of JetBlue-American Deal

Law360 (May 14, 2021, 7:00 PM EDT) -- Spirit Airlines has again urged the U.S. Department of Transportation to investigate a flight-sharing partnership between American Airlines and JetBlue, saying the deal limits competition among airlines across the United States.

In a filing Wednesday, Spirit Airlines Inc. said the previous DOT administration unjustifiably and without sufficient public input approved the Northeast Alliance, or NEA, a code share agreement between American Airlines Inc. and JetBlue Airways Corp. to book passengers on each other's flights in the Northeast. According to Spirit, the deal overlaps with another strategic partnership between American and Alaska Airlines Inc., allegedly giving American a competitive edge in more...

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