Northwest Airlines' tentative agreement with its pilots (ATWOnline, March 6), if ratified, likely will curtail growth opportunities for Pinnacle Airlines, Northwest's primary Regional partner, said JP Morgan analyst Jamie Baker. That is because NWA "appears to have succeeded in forming a wholly owned Regional subsidiary, staffed primarily" by pilots furloughed from the mainline, according to a JP Morgan report released Monday. Such an arrangement previously was opposed vehemently by the Air ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Northwest's new pilot agreement bad news for Pinnacle, says analyst" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.