The parks will lose the "Six Flags" name when the sale completes, in March. But annual passes bought at those parks will be honored at all Six Flags parks for 2007.
I'm thrilled Six Flags is keeping Magic Mountain. I hope they clean that place up and make it a premeire park. It certainly has world-class coasters.
I wonder if Six Flags will lift their season pass purchase policy (whereby you have to live within 100 miles of a Six Flags park) due to the loss of certain geographic locations. We Northwesterners don't want to get left out in the cold!
On the plus and business side of this, this sort of thing keeps monopolization of parks from ever occuring, but still. I don't want to wake up one morning and learn that Cedar Fair has sold off to some obscure third party that destroys them in three months' time, or that Six Flags has declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy or that Busch Gardens has been purchased by We Know Nothing Ltd., yanno?