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.

March

2013

2012

Total

Total

Change

MAINLINE

RPMs (000s)

727,928

942,916

-23%

ASMs (000s)

806,911

1,077,308

-25%

Block Hrs

14,769

19,571

-25%

LF %

90%

88%

2 pts

Passengers

800,829

921,567

-13%

REGIONAL

RPMs (000s)

32,279

158,065

-80%

ASMs (000s)

39,403

198,374

-80%

Block Hrs

1,151

6,815

-83%

LF %

82%

80%

2 pts

Passengers

41,842

247,755

-83%

CONSOLIDATED

RPMs (000s)

760,206

1,100,980

-31%

ASMs (000s)

846,314

1,275,682

-34%

Block Hrs

15,920

26,386

-40%

LF %

90%

86%

4 pts

Passengers

842,671

1,169,322

-28%

Quarter to Date

2012

2011

Total

Total

Change

MAINLINE

RPMs (000s)

2,076,470

2,540,905

-18%

ASMs (000s)

2,350,489

2,999,863

-22%

Block Hrs

42,987

54,923

-22%

LF %

88%

85%

3 pts

Passengers

2,248,992

2,517,472

-11%

REGIONAL

RPMs (000s)

98,178

417,394

-76%

ASMs (000s)

127,335

568,415

-78%

Block Hrs

4,069

20,195

-80%

LF %

77%

73%

4 pts

Passengers

162,802

675,447

-76%

CONSOLIDATED

RPMs (000s)

2,174,648

2,958,299

-26%

ASMs (000s)

2,477,823

3,568,278

-31%

Block Hrs

47,056

75,118

-37%

LF %

88%

83%

5 pts

Passengers

2,411,794

3,192,919

-24%

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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