Pinnacle Airlines & Colgan Air Traffic Grows in March

Pinnacle Airlines Corp. reported increases in March traffic for its Colgan and Pinnacle Airline subsidiaries. Both companies reported an increase in passenger traffic: Pinnacle’s passenger count increased 1 percent to 888,206 while Colgan’s count grew 15 percent to 224,649 passengers flown.


Pinnacle Airlines Corp., an airline holding company, is the parent company of Pinnacle Airlines and Colgan Air. Pinnacle Airlines operates a fleet of 141 regional jets in the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico, U.S. Virgin Islands and Turks and Caicos Islands under Delta brands.

Colgan Air, Inc. operates a fleet of 48 regional turboprops as Continental Connection, United Express and US Airways Express. Pinnacle Airlines Corp. operating units fly over 1,000 daily flights and transport 13 million passengers annually to 144 cities and towns in North America.