Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines to Merge in $6.6 Billion Deal

Low-cost airlines Frontier and Spirit have agreed to merge in a deal worth $6.6 billion. The new company name and other terms of the deal have not been disclosed. If approved, the merger would be the fifth-largest airline in the United States. Jonathan Root, senior vice president at Moody's, joins Closing Bell to discuss the impact this deal could have on the broader airline industry, as well as why it makes sense for both discount airlines to combine.
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