Republic Airways Reports September 2012 Traffic

Republic Airways Reports September 2012 Traffic

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Republic Airways Holdings (Nasdaq: RJET) , today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for September 2012. The Company generated approximately 1.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs), 5% less than the same month last year, on a 7% decrease in capacity to 2.0 billion available seat miles (ASMs). Block hours were 72,391, a decrease of 5% from September 2011. Consolidated load factor was 82% versus 80% in the same month last year. Republic Airways carried 2.5 million passengers during the month, a decrease of 5% from the prior year.

September

2012

2011

Total

Total

Change

RPMs (000s)

1,616,165

1,696,906

-5%

ASMs (000s)

1,979,808

2,126,095

-7%

Block Hrs

72,391

76,582

-5%

LF %

82%

80%

2 pts

Passengers

2,480,323

2,597,279

-5%

Quarter to Date

2012

2011

Total

Total

Change

RPMs (000s)

5,482,073

5,694,832

-4%

ASMs (000s)

6,471,815

6,862,902

-6%

Block Hrs

232,201

243,446

-5%

LF %

85%

83%

2 pts

Passengers

8,181,427

8,498,811

-4%

Year to Date

2012

2011

Total

Total

Change

RPMs (000s)

15,634,124

15,899,857

-2%

ASMs (000s)

19,233,505

19,935,707

-4%

Block Hrs

688,794

722,495

-5%

LF %

81%

80%

1 pt

Passengers

23,053,420

23,713,169

-3%

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 280 aircraft and offer scheduled passenger service on nearly 1,500 flights daily to over 135 cities in the U.S. as well as to the Bahamas, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Mexico and the Turks and Caicos Islands under branded operations at Frontier, and through fixed-fee flights operated under airline partner brands, including AmericanConnection, Continental Express, 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.



Republic Airways Holdings
Margaret Miller, 317-246-2628

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