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Blagojevich Case Inspires Airline's 'Seat-Selling' Sale

Blagojevich Case Inspires Airline's 'Seat-Selling' Sale

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Spirit Airlines has launched a new promotion mocking former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, who was sentenced to 14 years this week for crimes including trying to sell a vacant U.S. Senate Seat. Spirit's "Slammer Sale" features $14 fares in and out of Chicago. The airline is calling this a "seat-selling" sale.

LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer. An airline known for cheap seats is trying cheap shots. Spirit Airlines has launched a new promotion mocking former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich. Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years this week for crimes including trying to sell a vacant U.S. Senate seat. Spirit's Slammer Sale features $14 fares in and out of Chicago. The airline is calling this a seat-selling sale. It's MORNING EDITION.

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