Republic Airways Reports November 2013 Traffic

  Republic Airways Reports November 2013 Traffic

Business Wire

INDIANAPOLIS -- December 9, 2013

Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM: RJET) today reported preliminary
passenger traffic results for November 2013. The following tables contain
traffic results for Republic’s continuing operations, and exclude Frontier
Airlines, which was acquired by an affiliate of Indigo Partners LLC on Dec. 3,
2013.

The Company generated 0.8 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in November,
a 1% decrease from the same period in 2012. Available seat miles (ASMs) were
1.1 billion, a 3% increase over November 2012. Block hours were 8% greater,
while consolidated load factor decreased three percentage points from the same
period in 2012. Republic Airways carried 3% more passengers in November than
in the same period in 2012.


November
             2013        2012       
              Total       Total       Change
RPMs (000s)   837,757      845,538      -1%
ASMs (000s)   1,130,121    1,094,728    3%
Block Hrs     62,408       57,973       8%
LF %          74%          77%          -3 pts
Passengers    1,767,834    1,715,567    3%
                                        
Quarter to Date
              2013         2012
              Total       Total       Change
RPMs (000s)   1,762,848    1,721,059    2%
ASMs (000s)   2,338,809    2,196,576    6%
Block Hrs     128,616      116,579      10%
LF %          75%          78%          -3 pts
Passengers    3,701,150    3,483,452    6%
                                        
Year to Date
              2013         2012
              Total       Total       Change
RPMs (000s)   9,363,571    9,280,627    1%
ASMs (000s)   12,314,226   12,339,898   0%
Block Hrs     683,871      641,540      7%
LF %          76%          75%          1 pts
Passengers    19,611,166   18,432,724   6%
                                        

Republic Airways Holdings, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is an airline
holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle
America, collectively “the airlines.” The airlines operate a combined fleet of
more than 250 aircraft and offer scheduled passenger service on over 1,300
flights daily to more than 110 cities in the U.S., Canada and the Bahamas
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 6,000 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