Pinnacle Airlines Announces Expansion of Partnership with Continental Airlines

Pinnacle Airlines announced today that it has signed an agreement with Continental Airlines to expand the number of Canadair/Bombardier Q400 aircraft operated by Colgan Air as a Continental Connection carrier. Pinnacle subsidiary Colgan Air will purchase 15 additional Q400s to be operated under the agreement between Continental Airlines and Colgan Air.

The Q400s will be operated for a period of ten years under the agreement. After the expansion, Colgan will operate 30 Q400 aircraft for Continental Airlines as a Continental Connection carrier.