Republic Airways Holdings continued its shopping spree by acquiring Midwest Airlines in a deal announced late Tuesday, the same day it said it would buy Frontier Airlines. The Midwest transaction, subject to appropriate regulatory approvals, is expected to close within 4-6 weeks. Republic's offer for Frontier is valued at $108.8 million (ATWOnline, June 24). "The acquisition will enhance the strategic positioning of Republic Airways," Chairman, President and CEO Bryan Bedford said. "We will ...

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