Posted on: 09 March 2010
Pinnacle Airlines Corporation has released capacity and operational results for its Colgan Air subsidiary for February 2010.
Revenue passenger miles (RPMs) showed a small drop of 1.2% to 38,135,000 from 38,604,000 in February 2009, while capacity, in available seat miles (ASMs) was cut by 12.2% to 69,751,000 from 79,450,000. This led to a 6.1 percentage point increase in load factor, with February 2010’s figure being 54.7% compared with last February’s 48.6%.
Colgan carried a total of 162,058 passengers during the month, a 5.9% decrease from the 172,242 carried in the same period last year.
The fleet of 34 Saab 340s and 14 Bombardier Q400s – the same as in February last year – flew 8,902 block hours, 15.0% down on the 10,479 hours In February 2009.