Northwest Airlines' Regional partners Pinnacle and Mesaba will see their wings clipped as a result of the Major's shrinkage during its bankruptcy reorganization, notes JP Morgan's Jamie Baker. In a report released yesterday, Baker stated that Northwest "has significantly modified planned flying levels at its two Regional partners" that participate in the Northwest Airlink codeshare program. At Mesaba, seat-mile production is expected to decline 66% given the exit of its 35 Avro RJ85s that ...

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