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Pinnacle Airlines

September 13, 2010 18:55 ET

Colgan Air, Inc. Releases August Performance Data

MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwire - September 13, 2010) -  Pinnacle Airlines Corp. (NASDAQ: PNCL) today released capacity and operational results for its Colgan Air, Inc. subsidiary for August 2010.

  August 2010 Performance
  2010   2009   Change
Passengers 258,002   264,320   (2.4)%
Available Seat Miles (000) 101,595   99,524   2.1 %
Revenue Passenger Miles (000) 66,631   62,457   6.7 %
Load Factor 65.6%   62.8%   2.8 pts.
Block Hours 11,971   12,365   (3.2)%
Departures 9,652   9,983   (3.3)%
           
Fleet          
  SAAB 340 34   34   0.0 %
  Q400 14   14   0.0 %
   
   
  Year-To-Date Performance
  2010   2009   Change
Passengers 1,784,198   1,823,138   (2.1)%
Available Seat Miles (000) 720,940   731,348   (1.4)%
Revenue Passenger Miles (000) 442,878   425,229   4.2 %
Load Factor 61.4%   58.1%   3.3 pts.
Block Hours 86,709   92,978   (6.7)%
Departures 70,063   74,789   (6.3)%

The average length of a Colgan flight was 238 statute miles compared to 224 statute miles in August 2009.

About Pinnacle Airlines Corp.

Pinnacle Airlines Corp. (NASDAQ: PNCL), an airline holding company, is the parent company of Pinnacle Airlines, Inc.; Colgan Air, Inc.; and Mesaba Aviation, Inc. Pinnacle Airlines, Inc. operates a fleet of 142 regional jets as Delta Connection 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 in the eastern United States and Canada, Texas and Louisiana. Mesaba Aviation, Inc. operates a fleet of 60 regional jets and 32 jet-prop aircraft as Delta Connection in the United States and Canada. Pinnacle Airlines Corp. operating subsidiaries fly 282 aircraft on more than 1,650 daily flights to 182 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, Minneapolis and Salt Lake City. Visit www.pncl.com for more information.

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