AAI’s Diana Moss Remarks on JetBlue-Spirit Merger Take the Headlines on Reuters

On March 9, Reuters reported in the article Analysis: JetBlue faces ‘uphill battle’ in merger fight with government that DOJ’s complaint against JetBlue’s acquisition of Spirit Airlines highlights concerns that the deal could result in higher fares and fewer seats for consumers. Moss believes that JetBlue will face “an uphill battle” in court. From the article:

JetBlue will face “an uphill battle” as it fights the government,” said Diana Moss, president of the American Antitrust Institute. She added that showing an airline merger is illegal is “not rocket science.”