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Republic Airways Reports November 2012 Traffic

  Republic Airways Reports November 2012 Traffic

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- December 05, 2012

Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary passenger
traffic results for November 2012. The Company generated approximately 1.7
billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs), essentially the same as November of
last year, on a 1% decrease in capacity to 2.0 billion available seat miles
(ASMs). Block hours were flat from November 2011 at 74,440. Consolidated load
factor was 82% versus 81% in the same month last year. Republic Airways
carried 2.6 million passengers during the month, an increase of 2% from the
prior year.

November
               2012          2011         
                  Total            Total            Change
RPMs (000s)       1,661,685        1,652,804        1%
ASMs (000s)       2,014,551        2,037,145        -1%
Block Hrs         74,440           74,072           0%
LF %              82%              81%              1 pt
Passengers        2,560,176        2,504,498        2%
                                                    
Quarter to Date
                  2012             2011
                  Total            Total            Change
RPMs (000s)       3,380,385        3,368,894        0%
ASMs (000s)       4,050,848        4,140,678        -2%
Block Hrs         149,903          150,573          0%
LF %              83%              81%              2 pts
Passengers        5,217,212        5,139,371        2%
                                                    
Year to Date
                  2012             2011
                  Total            Total            Change
RPMs (000s)       19,014,508       19,268,751       -1%
ASMs (000s)       23,284,353       24,076,385       -3%
Block Hrs         838,697          873,067          -4%
LF %              82%              80%              2 pts
Passengers        28,270,632       28,852,540       -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