SOURCE: Pinnacle Airlines

Pinnacle Airlines

October 08, 2010 17:30 ET

Colgan Air, Inc. Releases September Performance Data

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

  September 2010 Performance    
  2010     2009     Change    
Passengers 224,454     222,578     0.8   %
Available Seat Miles (000) 98,069     93,220     5.2   %
Revenue Passenger Miles (000) 58,569     53,984     8.5   %
Load Factor 59.7 %   57.9 %   1.8 pts.    
Block Hours 11,421     11,421     0.0   %
Departures 9,096     9,315     (2.4 ) %
                   
Fleet                  
  SAAB 340 34     34     0.0   %
  Q400 15     14     7.1   %
  Year-To-Date Performance    
  2010     2009     Change    
Passengers 2,008,652     2,045,716     (1.8 ) %
Available Seat Miles (000) 819,009     824,568     (0.7 ) %
Revenue Passenger Miles (000) 501,447     479,213     4.6   %
Load Factor 61.2 %   58.1 %   3.1 pts.    
Block Hours 98,130     104,399     (6.0 ) %
Departures 79,159     84,104     (5.9 ) %

The average length of a Colgan flight was 241 statute miles compared to 225 statute miles in September 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.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Joe Williams
    901-346-6162