Pinnacle Airlines signed a 10-year capacity purchase agreement with Delta Air Lines to operate 16 CRJ900s as Delta Connection. Pinnacle will acquire and finance the 76-seat aircraft, to be delivered November 2007-July 2008, and begin flying for DL in December. "We are excited about this opportunity to join the Delta family," President and CEO Phil Trenary said. "We look forward to a long-term partnership with Delta and we appreciate the confidence they have placed with us." The deal is good ...

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