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Spirit Airlines Fires Their CEO. I Hope They Don’t Get Conservative Now

Ben Baldanza, the very entertaining CEO of Spirit Airlines, has been replaced.  Scott Mayerowitz has the story this morning: Following the tremendous growth and success of Spirit over the last 10 years, the board and I have concluded that this is the right time to implement an orderly succession plan,” Baldanza said in a printed statement released by the Miramar, Florida airline. Robert L. Fornaro, who led discount carrier AirTran before its sale to Southwest Airlines, will take over as CEO immediately. I can’t say this was expected, especially given […]