SOURCE: Pinnacle Airlines

December 13, 2007 11:31 ET

Pinnacle Airlines Inc. Reaches Initial Contract With TWU for Dispatchers

MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwire - December 13, 2007) - Pinnacle Airlines Corp.'s (NASDAQ: PNCL) wholly owned subsidiary, Pinnacle Airlines Inc., has announced that it has reached an initial contract with the Transport Workers Union (TWU), the legal representative of the Pinnacle Airlines Inc. Dispatchers group. Dispatchers at the airline ratified the agreement yesterday with 88% voting in favor of the contract.

"The agreement was reached because the TWU, our Dispatchers and our Airline worked together to complete a deal that supports the best interests of our People and our shareholders," said Philip H. Trenary, President and CEO of Pinnacle Airlines Corp. "Our Dispatchers are a key to maintaining our industry leading performance during this time of rapid growth at Pinnacle Airlines Inc. We're grateful that they have worked with us to reach an agreement that supports continued success."

About Pinnacle Airlines Corp.

Pinnacle Airlines Corp., an airline holding company, is the parent company of Pinnacle Airlines Inc. and Colgan Air Inc. Pinnacle Airlines Inc. operates 138 Canadair Regional Jets in the United States and Canada under the name Northwest Airlink and (beginning December 1, 2007) one Canadair Regional Jet under the name Delta Connection. Colgan Air Inc. operates as Continental Connection, United Express and US Airways Express with a fleet of 42 Saab 340 and 7 Beech 1900 turboprop regional aircraft. Pinnacle Airlines Corp. operating units fly over 1,000 daily flights and transport more than 10 million passengers a year to 134 cities and towns in North America. Visit for further information.

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