Pinnacle Airlines, which is restructuring under Chapter 11 protection, wants to cut current pay rates for its pilots and freeze the new salaries until 2014. The proposal includes a 5.8% cut for captains and Bombardier CRJ900 first officers and 2% for all other first officers, and no increases until January 2014. And according to the Air Line Pilots Association Master Executive Council (MEC) at Pinnacle the offer also imposes more expensive and “less favorable” health insurance, the ...


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