No. 83-1101.

700 F.2d 935 (1983)

In re BRANIFF AIRWAYS, INC., Debtor. PENSION BENEFIT GUARANTY CORPORATION, CONTINENTAL AIR LINES, INC., et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants Cross-Appellees, v. BRANIFF AIRWAYS, INC., et al., Defendants-Appellees, and Braniff Ticketholders Committee, Defendant-Appellee Cross-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Rehearing and Rehearing Denied April 20, 1983.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gerald Goldman, Hughes, Hubbard & Reed, Washington, D.C., Arthur L. Moller, Sheinfeld, Maley & Kay, Houston, Tex., for Continental Air Lines.

Marc Johnston, Civ. Div., U.S. Dept. of Justice, Washington, D.C., for Federal Aviation.

Bruce H. Simon, New York City, for Air Line Pilots Ass'n Intern., et al.

Rufus S. Garrett, Jr., Fort Worth, Tex., for Delta Airlines.

James F. Parker, San Antonio, Tex., for Southwest Airlines.

James R. O'Donnell, Houston, Tex., Robert E. Cohn, Washington, D.C., for Peoples Exp. Airlines, Inc.

Alvin D. Shapiro, Kansas City, Mo., for U.S. Air, Inc.

Harold C. Abramson, Dallas, Tex., for United Airlines, Inc.

Ernest W. DuBester, Washington, D.C., for Intern. Ass'n of Machinists.

Kent G. Cprek, Washington, D.C., for Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.

Ronald S. Orr, Los Angeles, Cal., for American Airlines.

Kent Kibbie, Fort Worth, Tex., for the Bank of New York.

John P. Campbell, New York City, W.B. West, III, Dallas, Tex., for U.S. Trust Co. of New York.

Sander L. Esserman, Dallas, Tex., for Secured Bond Owners Creditors Committee.

Edward L. Rothberg, Atty., Tax Div., Dept. of Justice, Dallas, Tex., for the U.S.

George G. Olsen, Washington, D.C., for Regional Airline Ass'n.

David Bonderman, Washington, D.C., Michael J. Crames, Andrew A. Kress, New York City, for Braniff.

Robert J. White, Los Angeles, Cal., R. Bruce Keiner, Jr., Washington, D.C., for Pacific Southwest Airlines, Inc.

L.N.D. Wells, Jr., Dallas, Tex., for Intern. Broth. of Teamsters.

St. Clair Newbern, III, Fort Worth, Tex., for Braniff Ticketholders Committee.

A.L. Vickers, Dallas, Tex., Philip Pierce, New York City, for Unsecured Creditors' Committee.

Hugh M. Ray, Houston, Tex., David T. Sykes, Philadelphia, Pa., for Ins. Co. Secured Creditors of Braniff.

John R. Blinn, Stephen A. Goodwin, Fort Worth, Tex., Alan B. Miller, New York City, for Secured Bank Lenders.

Robert L. Hoffman, Dallas, Tex., for Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Airport Bd.

Daniel C. Stewart, Dallas, Tex., for Interfirst Bank Dallas.

Before GEE, GARZA and POLITZ, Circuit Judges.

Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc Denied April 20, 1983.

GEE, Circuit Judge:

The facts and procedural history of this case are exceedingly complex. However, the succinct summary by the district court below is sufficient to afford an understanding of our decision today:

On May 13, 1982, Braniff and Braniff International Corporation ("International") filed petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code (the "Code") and were continued...


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