Northwest Airlines will remove 17 CRJ200s from regional partner Pinnacle Airlines and reassign them to Mesaba Airlines, which NWA acquired as part of its restructuring plan (ATWOnline, April 25). Pinnacle is losing the aircraft because it failed to reach a new labor agreement with its pilots by March 31, a condition stipulated as part of its service agreement, an NWA spokesperson said. "As we renegotiated the Airline Services Agreement with NWA, one caveat was that we had to have a deal with ...

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