I believe that Alaska Air Group should put in a bid to purchase F9. With the slots that F9 has around the country, and the regional carrier Lynx, the Alaska Air Group would def. see advantages to purchasing them. Alaska Air/Horizon Air is a great place to work anyhow, and the F9 employees would love it there. This would be a great opportunity for AS to start getting more presence around the country. Denver could become another hub for Horizon (QX). With the Q400 aircraft already being there, QX could start to also compete with other regionals out of the Denver area. Would this happen? Probably not as the Alaska Air Group is way to conservative, but if they played their cards right, this could be a VERY good opportunity.
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