US Bankruptcy Court judge Friday blasted Mesa Air Group's plans to re-brand its Hawaiian inter-island subsidiary go! as Aloha Airlines and refused to approve Yucaipa Cos.' purchase of Aloha Airlines' intellectual property rights. Yucaipa, the former controlling shareholder of Aloha, outbid Hawaiian Airlines in a bankruptcy auction (it paid $750,000) last week for the rights to the Aloha name and, under on an agreement it reached with Mesa (ATWOnline, Dec. 2), go! was in position to be ...

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