SOURCE: Pinnacle Airlines

October 05, 2007 17:19 ET

Colgan Air Committed to Serving Communities

MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwire - October 5, 2007) - In response to US Airways' announcement reducing service in Pittsburgh, Colgan Air, Inc., an independent regional airline operating as US Airways Express, announced that it will continue to operate a normal flight schedule.

Colgan Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pinnacle Airlines Corp. (NASDAQ: PNCL), provides scheduled service from Pittsburgh to communities throughout New York, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and will operate its current schedule through January 6, 2008. Flights after January 6 will be re-directed to another hub destination, allowing Customers connections to a global airline network.

"Customers can book their travel with confidence, even for dates after January 6, 2008," said Pinnacle spokesman Joe Williams. "Colgan Air has been closely monitoring the reduction of capacity in the Pittsburgh market, and we are exploring alternative hub options to continue to support the communities we now serve."

About Pinnacle Airlines Corp.

Pinnacle Airlines Corp. (NASDAQ: PNCL), an airline holding company, is the parent company of Pinnacle Airlines, Inc. and Colgan Air, Inc. Pinnacle Airlines, Inc. operates as Northwest Airlink with a fleet of 139 Canadair Regional Jets in the United States and Canada. Colgan Air, Inc. operates as Continental Connection, United Express and US Airways Express with a fleet of 42 Saab 340 and 10 Beech 1900 turboprop regional aircraft. For further information visit our web-site at www.pncl.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Joe Williams
    901-346-6162