Northwest Airlines has offered to buy the remaining 60 percent of Mesaba Airlines stock is doesn't already own, in a move reminiscent of Delta Air Lines' recent acquisitions of Comair and Atlantic Southeast Airlines. The action came despite Northwest's repeated denials that it would acquire Mesaba, one of two Northwest Airlink carriers. Northwest already owns the other, Memphis-based Express Airlines I. Mesaba is likely to cooperate with the buyout -- the Minneapolis-based ...


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