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Frontier Airlines Reports February 2013 Traffic

  Frontier Airlines Reports February 2013 Traffic

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- March 6, 2013

Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM:
RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for February 2013. For the
month, Frontier’s load factor increased by 4 points from February 2012 to a
record level of 86%. Frontier’s traffic decreased 29% on a 33% reduction in
capacity to 0.8 billion available seat miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served
0.7 million passengers in February.


              February
              2013      2012
              Total     Total     Change
MAINLINE
  RPMs (000s) 630,843   794,889   -21%
  ASMs (000s) 723,786   942,697   -23%
  Block Hrs   13,303    17,324    -23%
  LF %        87%       84%       3 pts
  Passengers  687,262   790,440   -13%
REGIONAL
  RPMs (000s) 24,242    130,088   -81%
  ASMs (000s) 33,593    184,133   -82%
  Block Hrs   1,115     6,611     -83%
  LF %        72%       71%       1 pt
  Passengers  42,978    213,020   -80%
CONSOLIDATED
  RPMs (000s) 655,085   924,978   -29%
  ASMs (000s) 757,379   1,126,830 -33%
  Block Hrs   14,418    23,935    -40%
  LF %        86%       82%       4 pts
  Passengers  730,240   1,003,460 -27%
                                  
              Year to Date
              2013      2012
              Total     Total     Change
MAINLINE
  RPMs (000s) 1,348,542 1,597,989 -16%
  ASMs (000s) 1,543,577 1,922,555 -20%
  Block Hrs   28,218    35,352    -20%
  LF %        87%       83%       4 pts
  Passengers  1,448,163 1,595,905 -9%
REGIONAL
  RPMs (000s) 65,899    259,330   -75%
  ASMs (000s) 87,932    370,041   -76%
  Block Hrs   2,918     13,380    -78%
  LF %        75%       70%       5 pts
  Passengers  120,960   427,692   -72%
CONSOLIDATED
  RPMs (000s) 1,414,441 1,857,319 -24%
  ASMs (000s) 1,631,509 2,292,596 -29%
  Block Hrs   31,136    48,732    -36%
  LF %        87%       81%       6 pts
  Passengers  1,569,123 2,023,597 -22%
                                  

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