Frontier Airlines Reports August 2013 Traffic

  Frontier Airlines Reports August 2013 Traffic

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- September 6, 2013

Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM:
RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for August 2013. For the
month, Frontier’s total system load factor increased to 93%, from 92% in
August 2012, setting a new record for the month. Frontier’s total system
revenue passenger miles (RPMs) decreased 16% to 0.9 billion RPMs on a 17%
reduction in available seat miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served
approximately 1.0 million passengers in August, a 15% reduction from the same
period last year.

August
              2013       2012      
                Total      Total      Change
MAINLINE
  RPMs (000s)   893,033     966,329     -8%
  ASMs (000s)   961,217     1,047,629   -8%
  Block Hrs     16,870      18,338      -8%
  LF %          93%         92%         1 pts
  Passengers    988,590     983,206     1%
REGIONAL
  RPMs (000s)   33,871      134,820     -75%
  ASMs (000s)   38,102      153,414     -75%
  Block Hrs     1,089       4,715       -77%
  LF %          89%         88%         1 pts
  Passengers    44,502      227,593     -80%
TOTAL SYSTEM
  RPMs (000s)   926,904     1,101,149   -16%
  ASMs (000s)   999,318     1,201,043   -17%
  Block Hrs     17,959      23,053      -22%
  LF %          93%         92%         1 pt
  Passengers    1,033,092   1,210,799   -15%
                                        
Quarter to Date
                2013        2012
                Total      Total      Change
MAINLINE
  RPMs (000s)   1,832,462   1,997,254   -8%
  ASMs (000s)   1,961,189   2,153,920   -9%
  Block Hrs     34,701      38,055      -9%
  LF %          93%         93%         1 pt
  Passengers    1,996,390   2,014,623   -1%
REGIONAL
  RPMs (000s)   72,562      276,972     -74%
  ASMs (000s)   79,020      310,193     -75%
  Block Hrs     2,253       9,570       -76%
  LF %          92%         89%         2 pts
  Passengers    93,702      466,797     -80%
TOTAL SYSTEM
  RPMs (000s)   1,905,024   2,274,227   -16%
  ASMs (000s)   2,040,209   2,464,113   -17%
  Block Hrs     36,954      47,625      -22%
  LF %          93%         92%         1 pt
  Passengers    2,090,092   2,481,420   -16%
                                        
Year to Date
                2013        2012
                Total      Total      Change
MAINLINE
  RPMs (000s)   6,618,994   7,280,760   -9%
  ASMs (000s)   7,317,215   8,196,061   -11%
  Block Hrs     131,254     147,937     -11%
  LF %          90%         89%         2 pts
  Passengers    7,085,011   7,271,113   -3%
REGIONAL
  RPMs (000s)   271,787     1,124,656   -76%
  ASMs (000s)   321,444     1,380,221   -77%
  Block Hrs     9,688       46,206      -79%
  LF %          85%         81%         3 pts
  Passengers    386,958     1,833,076   -79%
TOTAL SYSTEM
  RPMs (000s)   6,890,782   8,405,416   -18%
  ASMs (000s)   7,638,659   9,576,282   -20%
  Block Hrs     140,942     194,143     -27%
  LF %          90%         88%         2 pts
  Passengers    7,471,969   9,104,189   -18%

About Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings,
Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET), an airline holding company that also owns Chautauqua
Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 20^th 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 FlyFrontier.com.

Contact:

Republic Airways Holdings
Peter Kowalchuk, 317-246-2470
 
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