Republic Airways Reports May 2013 Traffic

  Republic Airways Reports May 2013 Traffic

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- June 11, 2013

Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary passenger
traffic results for May 2013. The Company generated approximately 1.7 billion
revenue passenger miles (RPMs), a decrease of 1% from May 2012, on a 2%
reduction in capacity. Block hours were 6% greater than the same period in
2012. Consolidated load factor increased one point to 84% from May 2012.
Republic Airways carried 2.8 million passengers in May, an 8% increase from
the prior year.

                                    
              May
              2013         2012
              Total       Total       Change
RPMs (000s)   1,735,110    1,752,744    -1%
ASMs (000s)   2,057,013    2,107,132    -2%
Block Hrs     80,265       75,440       6%
LF %          84%          83%          1 pt
Passengers    2,813,947    2,604,178    8%
                                        
              Quarter to Date
              2013         2012
              Total       Total       Change
RPMs (000s)   3,318,121    3,447,772    -4%
ASMs (000s)   4,017,051    4,221,592    -5%
Block Hrs     157,562      150,958      4%
LF %          83%          82%          1 pt
Passengers    5,369,505    5,106,766    5%
                                        
              Year to Date
              2013         2012
              Total       Total       Change
RPMs (000s)   7,913,239    8,288,412    -5%
ASMs (000s)   9,807,182    10,591,068   -7%
Block Hrs     382,484      380,583      0%
LF %          81%          78%          3 pts
Passengers    12,544,369   12,142,192   3%
                                        

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 285 aircraft and offer scheduled
passenger service on nearly 1,500 flights daily to over 146 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
www.rjet.com.

Contact:

Republic Airways Holdings
Margaret Miller, 317-246-2628
 
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