Republic Airways Reports September 2013 Traffic

  Republic Airways Reports September 2013 Traffic

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- October 7, 2013

Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET) today reported preliminary passenger
traffic results for September 2013. The Company generated 1.6 billion revenue
passenger miles (RPMs) in September, on 2.0 billion available seat miles
(ASMs), both approximately the same as in September 2012. Block hours were 5%
greater than the same period in 2012. Consolidated load factor of 82% was
unchanged from September 2012. Republic Airways carried 7% more passengers in
September than in the same period in 2012.

               September                     
                  2013          2012
                  Total         Total         Change
RPMs (000s)       1,622,380        1,616,165        0%
ASMs (000s)       1,981,519        1,979,808        0%
Block Hrs         75,784           72,391           5%
LF %              82%              82%              0 pt
Passengers        2,658,870        2,480,323        7%
                                                    
                  Quarter to Date
                  2013             2012
                  Total         Total         Change
RPMs (000s)       5,313,675        5,064,679        5%
ASMs (000s)       6,303,561        6,112,136        3%
Block Hrs         240,824          226,740          6%
LF %              84%              83%              1 pt
Passengers        8,528,407        7,759,538        10%
                                                    
                  Year to Date
                  2013             2012
                  Total         Total         Change
RPMs (000s)       15,013,369       15,634,124       -4%
ASMs (000s)       18,165,484       19,233,505       -6%
Block Hrs         702,043          688,794          2%
LF %              83%              81%              2 pts
Passengers        23,902,351       23,053,420       4%
                                                    

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
American Eagle, 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
 
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