After a painful bankruptcy, the regional carrier moves its headquarters to the Twin Cities.
The union’s executive council believes it’s the best deal possible.
Union pilots, including hundreds in Minnesota, gain leverage from an unlikely source.
Pinnacle has signaled it would ask the bankruptcy judge to throw out the pilots’ contract.
Survival of the bankrupt airlines hinges on a market-rate labor contract, says pilots union leader.
Pinnacle failed to integrate Mesaba into its operations in a timely and cost-effective manner.