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Want to keep up with the latest The Great Escape news, including new attraction announcements, details of special events and updates on temporary ride closures? You've come to the right place!

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Six Flags logo
Monday, May 17, 2010 18:52

Six Flags has revealed that CEO Mark Shapiro has left the company, to be replaced on an interim basis by Al Weber Jr., the former head of Paramount Parks.

Six Flags logo
Friday, April 30, 2010 19:01

Theme park operator Six Flags will emerge from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection by Monday, after a court approved the company's reorganization plan.

Six Flags Fun Finder screenshots
Wednesday, April 07, 2010 18:27

Six Flags has launched a new application for iPhone and iPod Touch devices that is designed to act as a portable, interactive guide for visitors to the chain's theme parks.

Kentucky Kingdom entrance
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 18:03

Six Flags CEO Mark Shapiro has emphatically denied rumors that the company is set to merge with Cedar Fair, while revealing that the company has agreed not to remove any rides from the closed Kentucky Kingdom park.

Monday, June 15, 2009 18:28

Six Flags, Inc. is to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in order to restructure its $2.4 billion debt mountain.

Monday, March 23, 2009 21:42

The CEO of Six Flags has claimed in a new interview that "no matter what happens this year, we will be able to pay our bills".

Saturday, March 14, 2009 17:03

The future of Six Flags' parks is unclear after the company warned that it could face bankruptcy in the near future.

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