Frontier Airlines Reports September 2012 Traffic

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Frontier Airlines Reports September 2012 Traffic

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (Nasdaq: RJET) , today reported preliminary traffic results for September 2012. For the month, Frontier's load factor increased two percentage points to 88% compared to 86% in September 2011. Frontier's traffic decreased 13%, to 0.9 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs); capacity decreased 15%, to 1.0 billion available seat miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served 1.0 million passengers in September.

          
September
20122011
Total  Total  Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s)793,796861,140-8%
ASMs (000s)894,122983,238-9%
Block Hrs15,89518,020-12%
LF %89%88%1 pt
Passengers833,035927,300-10%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s)112,868182,729-38%
ASMs (000s)136,931224,603-39%
Block Hrs4,2829,111-53%
LF %82%81%1 pt
Passengers197,220330,497-40%
CONSOLIDATED
RPMs (000s)906,6641,043,869-13%
ASMs (000s)1,031,0531,207,841-15%
Block Hrs20,17727,131-26%
LF %88%86%2 pts
Passengers1,030,2551,257,797-18%
 
 
Quarter to Date
20122011
Total  Total  Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s)2,791,0512,882,634-3%
ASMs (000s)3,048,0423,176,162-4%
Block Hrs53,95058,279-7%
LF %92%91%1 pt
Passengers2,847,6583,049,190-7%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s)389,840670,637-42%
ASMs (000s)447,123786,822-43%
Block Hrs13,85231,905-57%
LF %87%85%2 pts
Passengers664,0171,164,031-43%
CONSOLIDATED
RPMs (000s)3,180,8913,553,271-10%
ASMs (000s)3,495,1663,962,984-12%
Block Hrs67,80290,184-25%
LF %91%90%1 pt
Passengers3,511,6754,213,221-17%
 
 
Year to Date
20122011
Total  Total  Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s)8,074,5577,682,9075%
ASMs (000s)9,090,1838,845,1183%
Block Hrs163,832165,116-1%
LF %89%87%2 pts
Passengers8,104,1487,852,1323%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s)1,237,5242,135,399-42%
ASMs (000s)1,517,1522,641,793-43%
Block Hrs50,488106,730-53%
LF %82%81%1 pt
Passengers2,030,2963,520,064-42%
CONSOLIDATED
RPMs (000s)9,312,0809,818,306-5%
ASMs (000s)10,607,33411,486,911-8%
Block Hrs214,320271,847-21%
LF %88%85%3 pts
Passengers10,134,44411,372,196-11%
 

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 19th year of operations, Frontier offers service to more than 80 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The airline employs more than 4,500 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit www.flyfrontier.com.



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