Frontier Airlines Reports April 2013 Traffic

  Frontier Airlines Reports April 2013 Traffic

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- May 8, 2013

Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM:
RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for April 2013. For the
month, Frontier’s load factor increased slightly to 87% from April 2012.
Frontier’s traffic decreased 22% to 0.8 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs)
on a 22% reduction in capacity. Frontier Airlines served 0.8 million
passengers in April, a 21% reduction from the same period last year.

                                    
                April
                2013       2012
                Total      Total      Change
MAINLINE
  RPMs (000s)   752,889     856,301     -12%
  ASMs (000s)   867,403     984,210     -12%
  Block Hrs     15,922      17,888      -11%
  LF %          87%         87%         -
  Passengers    806,692     845,066     -5%
REGIONAL
  RPMs (000s)   30,638      144,211     -79%
  ASMs (000s)   37,821      179,137     -79%
  Block Hrs     1,118       5,887       -81%
  LF %          81%         81%         -
  Passengers    39,465      226,126     -83%
CONSOLIDATED
  RPMs (000s)   783,527     1,000,512   -22%
  ASMs (000s)   905,224     1,163,347   -22%
  Block Hrs     17,040      23,775      -28%
  LF %          87%         86%         1 pt
  Passengers    846,157     1,071,192   -21%
                                        
                Year to Date
                2013        2012
                Total      Total      Change
MAINLINE
  RPMs (000s)   3,053,547   3,397,206   -10%
  ASMs (000s)   3,489,812   3,984,074   -12%
  Block Hrs     63,265      72,811      -13%
  LF %          87%         85%         2 pts
  Passengers    3,201,415   3,362,538   -5%
REGIONAL
  RPMs (000s)   128,815     561,606     -77%
  ASMs (000s)   165,156     747,552     -78%
  Block Hrs     5,187       26,082      -80%
  LF %          78%         75%         3 pts
  Passengers    202,267     901,573     -78%
CONSOLIDATED
  RPMs (000s)   3,182,362   3,958,811   -20%
  ASMs (000s)   3,654,967   4,731,625   -23%
  Block Hrs     68,452      98,893      -31%
  LF %          87%         84%         3 pts
  Passengers    3,403,682   4,264,111   -20%
                                        

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 75 destinations in the United
States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The airline
employs more than 4,000 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