Frontier Spurns Southwest, Sells to Republic

Marino, Jonathan
August 2009
Mergers & Acquisitions Report;8/17/2009, Vol. 22 Issue 33, p25
The article reports that bankrupt airline company Frontier has decided to sell to Republic Airways instead of Southwest after it could not come to a labor agreement with the would-be bidder with the biggest offer. Frontier was sold to Republic at 109 million U.S. dollars. Southwest's union refused to give seniority to 700 Frontier pilots in the merger.


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