Frontier Airlines Reports February 2013 Traffic

Frontier Airlines Reports February 2013 Traffic

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM: RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for February 2013. For the month, Frontier's load factor increased by 4 points from February 2012 to a record level of 86%. Frontier's traffic decreased 29% on a 33% reduction in capacity to 0.8 billion available seat miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served 0.7 million passengers in February.

February

2013

2012

Total

Total

Change

MAINLINE

RPMs (000s)

630,843

794,889

-21%

ASMs (000s)

723,786

942,697

-23%

Block Hrs

13,303

17,324

-23%

LF %

87%

84%

3 pts

Passengers

687,262

790,440

-13%

REGIONAL

RPMs (000s)

24,242

130,088

-81%

ASMs (000s)

33,593

184,133

-82%

Block Hrs

1,115

6,611

-83%

LF %

72%

71%

1 pt

Passengers

42,978

213,020

-80%

CONSOLIDATED

RPMs (000s)

655,085

924,978

-29%

ASMs (000s)

757,379

1,126,830

-33%

Block Hrs

14,418

23,935

-40%

LF %

86%

82%

4 pts

Passengers

730,240

1,003,460

-27%

Year to Date

2013

2012

Total

Total

Change

MAINLINE

RPMs (000s)

1,348,542

1,597,989

-16%

ASMs (000s)

1,543,577

1,922,555

-20%

Block Hrs

28,218

35,352

-20%

LF %

87%

83%

4 pts

Passengers

1,448,163

1,595,905

-9%

REGIONAL

RPMs (000s)

65,899

259,330

-75%

ASMs (000s)

87,932

370,041

-76%

Block Hrs

2,918

13,380

-78%

LF %

75%

70%

5 pts

Passengers

120,960

427,692

-72%

CONSOLIDATED

RPMs (000s)

1,414,441

1,857,319

-24%

ASMs (000s)

1,631,509

2,292,596

-29%

Block Hrs

31,136

48,732

-36%

LF %

87%

81%

6 pts

Passengers

1,569,123

2,023,597

-22%

About Frontier Airlines


Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ/NM: 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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