Republic Airways Reports April 2013 Traffic
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Republic Airways Holdings (NAS: RJET) , today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for April 2013. The Company generated approximately 1.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs), a 7% decrease from April 2012, on a 7% reduction in capacity. Block hours were 2% greater than the same period in 2012. Consolidated load factor increased one point to 81% from April 2012. Republic Airways carried 2.6 million passengers in April, a 2% increase from the prior year.
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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 145 cities in the U.S. as well as to the Bahamas, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Mexico and Turks and Caicos Islands under branded operations at Frontier, and through fixed-fee flights operated under airline partner brands, including AmericanConnection, 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.
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