JetBlue Airways has answered the buyout rejection from Spirit Airlines’ board with a hostile takeover maneuver.

The New York-based carrier (Nasdaq: JBLU), in competition with the parent of Denver-based Frontier Airlines, has urged the Florida-based company’s (Nasdaq: SAVE) shareholders to vote against the rival deal. The vote is scheduled to take place June 10.

JetBlue says its bid for Spirit is now $30 a share through an already fully financed proposal to acquire all stock directly from shareholders…

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