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Republic Airways Reports October 2012 Traffic

  Republic Airways Reports October 2012 Traffic

Business Wire

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.

October
              2012        2011       
                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
                2012         2011
                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.

Contact:

Republic Airways Holdings
Margaret Miller, 317-246-2628