Republic Airways Reports October 2012 Traffic
INDIANAPOLIS -- November 06, 2012
Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary passenger
traffic results for October 2012. The Company generated approximately 1.7
billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs), essentially the same as October of
last year, on a 3% decrease in capacity to 2.0 billion available seat miles
(ASMs). Block hours were 75,464, a decrease of 1% from October 2011.
Consolidated load factor was 84% versus 82% in the same month last year.
Republic Airways carried 2.6 million passengers during the month, an increase
of 1% from the prior year.
Total Total Change
RPMs (000s) 1,718,700 1,716,090 0%
ASMs (000s) 2,036,296 2,103,532 -3%
Block Hrs 75,464 76,500 -1%
LF % 84% 82% 2 pts
Passengers 2,657,036 2,634,873 1%
Year to Date
Total Total Change
RPMs (000s) 17,352,824 17,615,947 -1%
ASMs (000s) 21,269,802 22,039,239 -3%
Block Hrs 764,257 798,995 -4%
LF % 82% 80% 2 pts
Passengers 25,710,456 26,348,042 -2%
Republic Airways Holdings, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is an airline
holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Republic
Airlines and Shuttle America, collectively “the airlines.” The airlines
operate a combined fleet of more than 280 aircraft and offer scheduled
passenger service on nearly 1,500 flights daily to over 135 cities in the U.S.
as well as to the Bahamas, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica,
Mexico and the Turks and Caicos Islands under branded operations at Frontier,
and through fixed-fee flights operated under airline partner brands, including
AmericanConnection, Continental Express, Delta Connection, United Express, and
US Airways Express. The airlines currently employ approximately 10,000
aviation professionals. For more information on Republic Airways, please visit
our website at www.rjet.com.
Republic Airways Holdings
Margaret Miller, 317-246-2628
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