Frontier Airlines Reports November 2012 Traffic

  Frontier Airlines Reports November 2012 Traffic

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- December 05, 2012

Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET),
today reported preliminary traffic results for November 2012. For the month,
Frontier’s load factor was flat at 88%. Frontier’s traffic decreased 9%, to
0.9 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) on a 9% decrease in capacity to 1.0
billion available seat miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served 1.0 million
passengers in November.

                                           
                        November
                        2012           2011
                        Total        Total        Change
MAINLINE
    RPMs (000s)         816,147        846,911        -4%
    ASMs (000s)         919,823        952,616        -3%
    Block Hrs           16,467         17,509         -6%
    LF %                89%            89%            -
    Passengers          844,609        896,852        -6%
REGIONAL
    RPMs (000s)         96,875         153,741        -37%
    ASMs (000s)         114,643        189,759        -40%
    Block Hrs           3,659          6,995          -48%
    LF %                85%            81%            4 pts
    Passengers          171,100        256,576        -33%
CONSOLIDATED
    RPMs (000s)         913,023        1,000,652      -9%
    ASMs (000s)         1,034,467      1,142,375      -9%
    Block Hrs           20,126         24,504         -18%
    LF %                88%            88%            -
    Passengers          1,015,709      1,153,428      -12%
                                                      
                                                      
                        Quarter to Date
                        2012           2011
                        Total        Total        Change
MAINLINE
    RPMs (000s)         1,659,325      1,712,543      -3%
    ASMs (000s)         1,854,272      1,926,117      -4%
    Block Hrs           33,325         35,475         -6%
    LF %                89%            89%            -
    Passengers          1,733,760      1,829,429      -5%
REGIONAL
    RPMs (000s)         204,164        327,646        -38%
    ASMs (000s)         242,365        403,771        -40%
    Block Hrs           7,752          15,347         -49%
    LF %                84%            81%            3 pts
    Passengers          359,073        557,988        -36%
CONSOLIDATED
    RPMs (000s)         1,863,489      2,040,189      -9%
    ASMs (000s)         2,096,637      2,329,888      -10%
    Block Hrs           41,077         50,822         -19%
    LF %                89%            88%            1 pt
    Passengers          2,092,833      2,387,417      -12%
                                                      
                                                      
                        Year to Date
                        2012           2011
                        Total        Total        Change
MAINLINE
    RPMs (000s)         9,733,882      9,395,450      4%
    ASMs (000s)         10,944,455     10,771,235     2%
    Block Hrs           197,157        200,591        -2%
    LF %                89%            87%            2 pts
    Passengers          9,837,908      9,681,561      2%
REGIONAL
    RPMs (000s)         1,441,688      2,463,044      -41%
    ASMs (000s)         1,759,516      3,045,564      -42%
    Block Hrs           58,240         122,078        -52%
    LF %                82%            81%            1 pt
    Passengers          2,389,369      4,078,052      -41%
CONSOLIDATED
    RPMs (000s)         11,175,570     11,858,495     -6%
    ASMs (000s)         12,703,971     13,816,799     -8%
    Block Hrs           255,397        322,669        -21%
    LF %                88%            86%            2 pts
    Passengers          12,227,277     13,759,613     -11%
                                                      
                                                      

About Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings,
Inc. (NASDAQ/NM: 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