Republic Airways Reports April 2013 Traffic
INDIANAPOLIS -- May 8, 2013
Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary passenger
traffic results for April 2013. The Company generated approximately 1.6
billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs), a 7% decrease from April 2012, on a 7%
reduction in capacity. Block hours were 2% greater than the same period in
2012. Consolidated load factor increased one point to 81% from April 2012.
Republic Airways carried 2.6 million passengers in April, a 2% increase from
the prior year.
Total Total Change
RPMs (000s) 1,583,011 1,695,028 -7%
ASMs (000s) 1,960,039 2,114,460 -7%
Block Hrs 77,297 75,519 2%
LF % 81% 80% 1 pt
Passengers 2,555,558 2,502,588 2%
Year to Date
Total Total Change
RPMs (000s) 6,178,130 6,535,668 -5%
ASMs (000s) 7,750,169 8,483,935 -9%
Block Hrs 302,219 305,143 -1%
LF % 80% 77% 3 pts
Passengers 9,730,422 9,538,014 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 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, 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
Margaret Miller, 317-246-2628
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