Republic Airways Holdings Flight Attendants Approve New Contract
INDIANAPOLIS -- July 29, 2013
Republic Airways Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET) today announced that flight attendants
for its three regional carriers have approved a new five-year labor contract.
The ratification vote concluded this afternoon with flight attendants from
Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America voting in favor of
“We are very pleased to have a new long-term agreement in place that
recognizes the many contributions our Flight Attendants make on a daily basis
in providing a safe and exceptional onboard experience for our guests, while
still providing the economics that allow the Company to remain competitive as
we pursue additional business opportunities,” said Republic Executive Vice
President and Chief Operating Officer Wayne Heller.
The new contract includes increases in pay, improvements in quality of life
and more flexibility in scheduling. The new agreement becomes amendable on
July 29, 2018.
Republic Airways Holdings Inc., 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 over 1,600 flights daily to 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
Republic Airways Holdings
Media Contact: Peter Kowalchuk, 317-471-2470
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