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Mesaba Aviation.(North America)(Northwest Airlines Corp. cancells agreement)(Brief article)

When the Major gets a cold, its Regional partner gets pneumonia, as the saying goes. But what happens when the Major gets pneumonia? That's the situation Mesaba found itself in last fall after Northwest Airlines filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sept. 14 and defaulted on $30 million owed to its Airlink partner, driving the latter into bankruptcy a month later. …

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