MAIR Holdings, parent of Mesaba Aviation, reported yesterday that Northwest Airlines paid it only a fraction of what it is owed for participating in the Northwest Airlink feeder program for the first half of September. In a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, MAIR said NWA paid it on Sept. 26 for services provided to the bankrupt carrier Sept. 1-15. However, because NWA filed for Chapter 11 protection on Sept. 14, it paid only that portion of the payment attributable to ...

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