- Mar 27, 2005
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What does the NWA Chapter 11 filing Now mean for Mesaba? What are the "GOOD" and the "BADS" for XJ?
Mesabi Miner said:Hey Detroit pilot, who peed in your Wheaties?
RampTower said:It's all speculation. That's what. Business as usual until the judge in New York begins to slaughter the NWA pensions, scope and payrates.
XJ is getting 15 CRJs (I believe 2 are already on property), 10 of those are paid for. 20 CRJs on option which by a probable no brainer will be excercised. As along as we continue to get the 15 CRJs there will be hiring and growth for that matter.
The future of the Avro is once again brought up. No surprise though. If the judge dumps the scope, it opens up a whole new door for 70+ seat aircraft. But it doesn't guarantee Mesaba or even pinnacle are the top two picks to fly em. Think cheaper costs.... like Mesa, CHQ, etc.
I see xj mgt going to Wychor and asking for some type of concessions for growth. LOA 15 all over again.
dondk said:Scope is the big thing... eliminate scope and 9E and XJ may benefit in flying, but we all better live in domicile as the jumpseat will be off limits to us.
I think most NWA guys are smarter than that. They know the difference between true scabs and changing times. They will be mad but starting a jumpseat war affects them too. How many NWA pilots commute on XJ or 9E?
FlyinPiker said:I would assume with the mighty CRJ experience and Detriot Pilot title he's a PCL guy......but I'm sure he'll tell me I'm wrong.
They have all this wrapped up remember....they have another certificate on the way!! Ha! study your history books boys.
Towelie said:I think most NWA guys are smarter than that. They know the difference between true scabs and changing times. They will be mad but starting a jumpseat war affects them too. How many NWA pilots commute on XJ or 9E?
Just a thought.
T-handle said:Management said the reduced flying levels will result in 400 pilot furloughs over the next eight months in addition to the approximately 500 Northwest pilots currently on furlough. The first 70 pilots will soon receive notice for layoff which will be effective Nov. 1, then 150 pilots are expected to be furloughed Jan. 1, and the rest (180 pilots) in early second quarter 2006.