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Pinnacle Airlines Corp. Releases November Performance Data

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinnacle Airlines Corp. (NASDAQ: PNCL) today released capacity and operational results for its subsidiaries for November 2011.

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November 2011 Performance

 

2011

 

2010

 

Change

Passengers

1,605,352

 

1,577,097

 

1.8 %

Available Seat Miles (000)

881,830

 

942,899

 

(6.5)%

Revenue Passenger Miles (000)

665,564

 

690,259

 

(3.6)%

Load Factor

75.5%

 

73.2%

 

          2.3 Pts.

Block Hours

60,801

 

65,467

 

(7.1)%

Departures

40,829

 

43,164

 

(5.4)%

Stage Length

395

 

420

 

(6.0)%

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fleet 

 

 

 

 

 

     CRJ-200

142

 

145

 

(2.1)%

     CRJ-900

57

 

57

 

0.0 %

     Q400

30

 

19

 

57.9 %

     SAAB 340

47

 

63

 

(25.4)%

 

 

Year-To-Date Performance

 

2011*

 

2010*

 

Change

Passengers

18,510,263

 

14,883,473

 

24.4 %

Available Seat Miles (000)

10,718,735

 

8,505,187

 

26.0 %

Revenue Passenger Miles (000)

8,042,356

 

6,264,158

 

28.4 %

Load Factor

75.0%

 

73.7%

 

          1.3 Pts.

Block Hours

746,308

 

621,903

 

20.0 %

Departures

485,577

 

418,893

 

15.9 %

Stage Length

414

 

400

 

3.5 %

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Pinnacle acquired Mesaba on July 1, 2010

Pinnacle Airlines Corp. conducts the majority of its operations under capacity purchase agreements.  Fluctuations in total Passengers, Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), and Load Factor do not affect revenue earned by Pinnacle under these types of agreements.

About Pinnacle Airlines Corp.

Pinnacle Airlines Corp. (NASDAQ: PNCL), a $1 billion airline holding company with 7,800 employees, is the parent company of Pinnacle Airlines, Inc.; Mesaba Aviation, Inc.; and Colgan Air, Inc. Flying as Delta Connection, United Express and US Airways Express, Pinnacle Airlines Corp. operating subsidiaries operate 199 regional jets and 77 turboprops on more than 1,540 daily flights to 188 cities and towns in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Belize. Corporate offices are located in Memphis, Tenn., and hub operations are located at 11 major U.S. airports.  Visit www.pncl.com for more information.

Contact:
Joe Williams
901-346-6162

SOURCE Pinnacle Airlines Corp.



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