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Frontier Airlines Reports October 2012 Traffic

  Frontier Airlines Reports October 2012 Traffic

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- November 06, 2012

Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET),
today reported preliminary traffic results for October 2012. For the month,
Frontier’s load factor increased one percentage point to 90% compared to
October 2011. Frontier’s traffic decreased 9%, to 0.9 billion revenue
passenger miles (RPMs); capacity decreased 11%, to 1.1 billion available seat
miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served 1.1 million passengers in October.

                 
                        October
                        2012         2011        
                        Total        Total        Change
MAINLINE
    RPMs (000s)         843,178        865,632        -3%
    ASMs (000s)         934,449        973,501        -4%
    Block Hrs           16,858         17,965         -6%
    LF %                90%            89%            1 pt
    Passengers          889,151        932,577        -5%
REGIONAL
    RPMs (000s)         107,289        173,905        -38%
    ASMs (000s)         127,721        214,013        -40%
    Block Hrs           4,093          8,352          -51%
    LF %                84%            81%            3 pts
    Passengers          187,973        301,412        -38%
CONSOLIDATED
    RPMs (000s)         950,467        1,039,537      -9%
    ASMs (000s)         1,062,170      1,187,513      -11%
    Block Hrs           20,951         26,318         -20%
    LF %                89%            88%            1 pt
    Passengers          1,077,124      1,233,989      -13%
                                                      
                                                      
                        Year to Date
                        2012           2011
                        Total        Total        Change
MAINLINE
    RPMs (000s)         8,917,735      8,548,540      4%
    ASMs (000s)         10,024,632     9,818,619      2%
    Block Hrs           180,690        183,081        -1%
    LF %                89%            87%            2 pts
    Passengers          8,993,299      8,784,709      2%
REGIONAL
    RPMs (000s)         1,344,813      2,309,303      -42%
    ASMs (000s)         1,644,873      2,855,805      -42%
    Block Hrs           54,581         115,083        -53%
    LF %                82%            81%            1 pt
    Passengers          2,218,269      3,821,476      -42%
CONSOLIDATED
    RPMs (000s)         10,262,547     10,857,843     -5%
    ASMs (000s)         11,669,504     12,674,424     -8%
    Block Hrs           235,271        298,164        -21%
    LF %                88%            86%            2 pts
    Passengers          11,211,568     12,606,185     -11%
                                                      
                                                      

About Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings,
Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET), an airline holding company that also owns Chautauqua
Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 19th year of
operations, Frontier offers service to more than 80 destinations in the United
States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The airline
employs more than 4,500 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at
Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines
and to book tickets, visit www.flyfrontier.com.

Contact:

Republic Airways Holdings
Margaret Miller, 317-246-2628
 
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