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Pinnacle Airlines

July 08, 2010 17:30 ET

Colgan Air, Inc. Releases June Performance Data

MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwire - July 8, 2010) -  Pinnacle Airlines Corp. (NASDAQ: PNCL) today released capacity and operational results for its Colgan Air, Inc. subsidiary for June 2010.

  June 2010 Performance
  2010   2009   Change
Passengers 247,490   249,619   (0.9)%
Available Seat Miles (000) 95,329   93,383   2.1 %
Revenue Passenger Miles (000) 61,153   58,680   4.2 %
Load Factor 64.1%   62.8%   1.3 pts.
Block Hours 11,496   11,752   (2.2)%
Departures 9,312   9,456   (1.5)%
           
Fleet          
  SAAB 340 34   34   0.0 %
  Q400 14   14   0.0 %
   
  Year-To-Date Performance
  2010   2009   Change
Passengers 1,266,233   1,286,549    (1.6)%
Available Seat Miles (000) 518,743   532,554    (2.6)%
Revenue Passenger Miles (000) 309,425   298,415   3.7 %
Load Factor 59.6%   56.0%    3.6 pts.
Block Hours 62,746   68,144    (7.9)%
Departures 50,871   54,772    (7.1)%

The average length of a Colgan flight was 229 statute miles compared to 222 statute miles in June 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. 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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