Republic Airways Reports January 2013 Traffic

  Republic Airways Reports January 2013 Traffic

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- February 7, 2013

Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM: RJET), today reported preliminary
passenger traffic results for January 2013. The Company generated
approximately 1.5 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs), a decrease of 4%
from January of 2012. Capacity decreased 9% to 1.9 billion available seat
miles (ASMs). Block hours were 1% less than January 2012 at 75,557.
Consolidated load factor was 77% versus 72% in the same month last year.
Republic Airways passenger traffic increased 4% from the prior year.

                2013       2012
                Total      Total      Change
RPMs (000s)     1,461,449   1,521,348   -4%
ASMs (000s)     1,905,784   2,098,468   -9%
Block Hrs       75,557      76,438      -1%
LF %            77%         72%         5 pts
Passengers      2,303,631   2,219,491   4%

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 270 aircraft and offer scheduled
passenger service on nearly 1,500 flights daily to over 145 cities in the U.S.
as well as to the Bahamas, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica,
Mexico and 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


Republic Airways Holdings
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