Republic Airways Reports February 2013 Traffic

  Republic Airways Reports February 2013 Traffic

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- March 6, 2013

Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary passenger
traffic results for February 2013. The Company generated approximately 1.3
billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs), a 13% decrease from February 2012, on
a 17% capacity decrease. Block hours were 67,632, 8% less than the same period
in 2012. Consolidated load factor increased to 78% from 75% in February 2012.
Republic Airways carried 2.1 million passengers in February, a 3% decrease
from the prior year.

               February                    
                  2013         2012
                  Total        Total        Change
RPMs (000s)       1,318,293       1,509,615       -13%
ASMs (000s)       1,684,093       2,019,868       -17%
Block Hrs         67,632          73,277          -8%
LF %              78%             75%             3 pts
Passengers        2,135,936       2,200,627       -3%
                                                  
                 Year to Date
                  2013            2012
                  Total        Total        Change
RPMs (000s)       2,779,742       3,030,963       -8%
ASMs (000s)       3,589,877       4,118,337       -13%
Block Hrs         143,189         149,714         -4%
LF %              77%             74%             3 pts
Passengers        4,439,567       4,420,118       -
                                                  

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 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 www.rjet.com.

Contact:

Republic Airways Holdings
Margaret Miller, 317-246-2628
 
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