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Pinnacle Airlines

November 12, 2010 18:00 ET

Colgan Air, Inc. Releases October Performance Data

MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwire - November 12, 2010) -  Pinnacle Airlines Corp. (NASDAQ: PNCL) today released capacity and operational results for its Colgan Air, Inc. subsidiary for October 2010.

  October 2010 Performance
  2010   2009   Change
Passengers 253,166   233,783   8.3%
Available Seat Miles (000) 101,070   92,920   8.8%
Revenue Passenger Miles (000) 66,738   57,679   15.7%
Load Factor 66.0%   62.1%   3.9 pts.
Block Hours 11,450   11,524   (0.6)%
Departures 9,038   9,038   0.0%
           
Fleet          
  SAAB 340 33   34   (2.9)%
  Q400 16   14   14.3%
   
   
  Year-To-Date Performance
  2010   2009   Change
Passengers 2,261,818   2,279,499   (0.8)%
Available Seat Miles (000) 920,079   917,488   0.3%
Revenue Passenger Miles (000) 568,184   536,892   5.8%
Load Factor 61.8%   58.5%   3.3 pts.
Block Hours 109,580   115,923   (5.5)%
Departures 88,197   93,142   (5.3)%

The average length of a Colgan flight was 246 statute miles compared to 230 statute miles in October 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 49 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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