SOURCE: Pinnacle Airlines

Pinnacle Airlines

February 10, 2010 17:30 ET

Colgan Air, Inc. Releases January Performance Data

MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwire - February 10, 2010) - Pinnacle Airlines Corp. (NASDAQ: PNCL) today released capacity and operational results for its Colgan Air, Inc. subsidiary for January 2010.

                                       January 2010 Performance
                                --------------------------------------
                                  2010          2009          Change
                                ----------    ----------    ----------
Passengers                         170,849       179,662          (4.9)%
Available Seat Miles (000)          81,412        89,685          (9.2)%
Revenue Passenger Miles (000)       41,279        41,718          (1.1)%
Load Factor                           50.7%         46.5%          4.2
Block Hours                         10,335        11,681         (11.5)%
Departures                           8,220         9,250         (11.1)%

Fleet
   SAAB 340                             34            34           0.0 %
   Beech 1900                            -             2        (100.0)%
   Q400                                 14            15          (6.7)%

The average length of a Colgan flight was 222 statute miles compared to 219 statute miles in January 2009.

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 a fleet of 142 regional jets under Delta brands in the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and Turks and Caicos Islands. Colgan Air, Inc. operates a fleet of 48 regional turboprops as Continental Connection, United Express and US Airways Express. Pinnacle Airlines Corp. operating units fly more than 1,280 daily flights and transport 13 million passengers a year to 152 cities and towns in North America. The corporate headquarters is located in Memphis, Tenn. Airport hub operations are located in Atlanta, Boston, Detroit, Newark, Washington Dulles, Houston, Memphis and Minneapolis. Visit www.pncl.com for more information.

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