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Northwest Bankruptcy And Merger?  
User currently offlineBlackbird From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 1113 times:

I got a question... if Northwest and Delta or other carrier merged. Depending on who merged with NWA would be the one on top? Would the merge equally and blend in?

And how would pilot seniority be distributied, and other personnel?

AV Kamarov

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User currently offlineDeltaGuy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 11 hours ago) and read 1060 times:

Mergers among large flag carriers is never pretty. It's usually the bigger one that buys out the smaller one, and as such they get the top spots. Pilot seniority is a sticky issue oftentimes too...with two ALPA companies, there'd be a high probability of having the two lists merged according to hire date- in the case of AA and TWA (AA is APA represented), the TWA pilots got screwed over when they were in effect stapled to the bottom of the AA list, save for a few of the senior guys. As for the non-union groups, there'd be no protection from them getting terminated if not needed, but otherwise, they'll probably find work somewhere in the airline.

DL and NW would be interesting...vastly different fleets and labor groups...would make for a nice route structure though.

DeltaGuy


User currently offlineBlackbird From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 11 hours ago) and read 1058 times:

Delta is bigger than NWA, so they'd buy NWA out, correct?

Do you think they'd get blended in, or do you think the smaller one (NWA) would get stapled to the bottom?


User currently offlineSCCutler From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 5555 posts, RR: 28
Reply 3, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 6 hours ago) and read 1040 times:

All bets are off, when it comes to who "wins" in a mereger or buyout; everything is negotiable, and the leverage follows the money.

One good example: the "merger" of Continental and Texas International, in which TI effectively saved financially-moribund Continental, but kept the Continental name (for fairly obvious reasons).

In the case of DL and NW, you'd also have to consider that any action by either would have to be approved by the bankruptcy court, unless undertaken after a successful emergence from the bankruptcy process.



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