SOURCE: Pinnacle Airlines

Pinnacle Airlines

December 07, 2010 17:30 ET

Colgan Air, Inc. Releases November Performance Data

MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwire - December 7, 2010) - Pinnacle Airlines Corp. (NASDAQ: PNCL) today released capacity and operational results for its Colgan Air, Inc. subsidiary for November 2010.

  November 2010 Performance
  2010   2009   Change
Passengers 241,401   210,836   14.5 %
Available Seat Miles (000) 99,280   88,823   11.8 %
Revenue Passenger Miles (000) 61,171   51,014   19.9 %
Load Factor 61.6%   57.4%   4.2 pts
Block Hours 10,956   10,938   0.2 %
Departures 8,790   8,792   (0.0)%
           
Fleet          
  SAAB 340 33   34   (2.9)%
  Q400 19   14   35.7 %
   
  Year-To-Date Performance
  2010   2009   Change
Passengers 2,503,219   2,490,335   0.5 %
Available Seat Miles (000) 1,019,359   1,006,312   1.3 %
Revenue Passenger Miles (000) 629,356   587,905   7.1 %
Load Factor 61.7%   58.4%   3.3 pts.
Block Hours 120,536   126,861   (5.0)%
Departures 96,987   101,934   (4.9)%

The average length of a Colgan flight was 239 statute miles compared to 227 statute miles in November 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 52 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 30 jet-prop aircraft as Delta Connection in the United States and Canada. Pinnacle Airlines Corp. operating subsidiaries fly 284 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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