Republic Airways Holdings Extends Frontier Airlines Sale Deadline

  Republic Airways Holdings Extends Frontier Airlines Sale Deadline

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- September 17, 2013

Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ/NM: RJET) today announced a two-week
extension of exclusivity of the sale process for Frontier Airlines. The new
deadline to enter into a definitive agreement will be September 30, 2013.

“Sitting here today, we have made substantial progress towards reaching a
definitive agreement with the buyer and, while we can make no assurances, we
believe providing the additional time will allow for the process to be
completed,” said Republic Airways Chairman, President and Chief Executive
Officer Bryan Bedford.

About Republic Airways Holdings

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 over 1,600 flights daily to 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
www.rjet.com.

Contact:

Republic Airways Holdings
Peter Kowalchuk, 317-246-2470