Aloha Workers Object To Sale Of IP

Law360, New York (January 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Former employees of Aloha Airlines Inc. have objected to a bid to sell the bankrupt airline's intellectual property to Yucaipa Corporate Initiatives Fund so that it can be licensed to one-time rival Mesa Air Group Inc.

In a motion filed Friday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Hawaii, the Association of Flight Attendants objected to the sale, saying the transaction shouldn't be completed given Mesa's past bad faith conduct.

Approval should be contingent on the provision of additional compensatory benefits — such as...
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