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Your Favorite Airline is Buying Your Least Favorite Airline

JetBlue and Spirit couldn’t be more different

When JetBlue made a surprise play for Spirit in April, airline industry watchers agreed: It’s a match made in opposite land.

"I had to check the date to make sure it wasn’t April 1,” said Jason Rabinowitz, an aviation blogger.

A $3.8 billion deal announced Thursday, a day after Spirit ended its merger talks with Frontier, pushed the seemingly odd pairing to the finish line.

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