Frontier Airlines Reports March 2013 Traffic

Frontier Airlines Reports March 2013 Traffic

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM: RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for March 2013. For the month, Frontier's load factor increased by 4 points from March 2012 to a record level of 90%. Frontier's traffic decreased 23% to 0.8 billion available seat miles (ASMs) on a 25% reduction in capacity. Frontier Airlines served 0.8 million passengers in March. Frontier reported a record first quarter load factor of 88%, an increase of five points from 2012.

Total Total Change
RPMs (000s)727,928942,916-23%
ASMs (000s)806,9111,077,308-25%
Block Hrs14,76919,571-25%
LF %90%88%2 pts
RPMs (000s)32,279158,065-80%
ASMs (000s)39,403198,374-80%
Block Hrs1,1516,815-83%
LF %82%80%2 pts
RPMs (000s)760,2061,100,980-31%
ASMs (000s)846,3141,275,682-34%
Block Hrs15,92026,386-40%
LF %90%86%4 pts
Quarter to Date
Total Total Change
RPMs (000s)2,076,4702,540,905-18%
ASMs (000s)2,350,4892,999,863-22%
Block Hrs42,98754,923-22%
LF %88%85%3 pts
RPMs (000s)98,178417,394-76%
ASMs (000s)127,335568,415-78%
Block Hrs4,06920,195-80%
LF %77%73%4 pts
RPMs (000s)2,174,6482,958,299-26%
ASMs (000s)2,477,8233,568,278-31%
Block Hrs47,05675,118-37%
LF %88%83%5 pts

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

Republic Airways Holdings
Margaret Miller, 317-246-2628

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Colorado  Indiana


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