Frontier Airlines Reports September 2013 Traffic

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Frontier Airlines Reports September 2013 Traffic

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM: RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for September 2013. For the month, Frontier's total system load factor increased three percentage points to 91%, from September 2012's 88%, setting a new record for the month and a record fifth consecutive month with a load factor above 90%. Frontier's total system revenue passenger miles (RPMs) decreased 11% to 0.8 billion RPMs on a 13% reduction in available seat miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served approximately 0.9 million passengers in September, a 10% reduction from the same period last year.

    September  
2013  2012
Total  Total  Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s)793,652793,7960%
ASMs (000s)872,852894,122-2%
Block Hrs15,53415,895-2%
LF %91%89%2 pts
Passengers907,324833,0359%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s)16,040112,868-86%
ASMs (000s)21,764136,931-84%
Block Hrs6114,282-86%
LF %74%82%-8 pts
Passengers19,824197,220-90%
TOTAL SYSTEM
RPMs (000s)809,692906,664-11%
ASMs (000s)894,6161,031,053-13%
Block Hrs16,14520,177-20%
LF %91%88%3 pts
Passengers927,1481,030,255-10%
 
Quarter to Date
20132012
Total  Total  Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s)2,626,1142,791,051-6%
ASMs (000s)2,834,0413,048,042-7%
Block Hrs50,23553,950-7%
LF %93%92%1 pt
Passengers2,903,7142,847,6582%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s)88,602389,840-77%
ASMs (000s)100,783447,123-77%
Block Hrs2,86413,852-79%
LF %92%87%4 pts
Passengers113,526664,017-83%
TOTAL SYSTEM
RPMs (000s)2,714,7173,180,891-15%
ASMs (000s)2,934,8243,495,166-16%
Block Hrs53,09967,802-22%
LF %93%91%2 pts
Passengers3,017,2403,511,675-14%
 
Year to Date
20132012
Total  Total  Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s)7,412,6478,074,557-8%
ASMs (000s)8,190,0679,090,183-10%
Block Hrs146,788163,832-10%
LF %91%89%2 pts
Passengers7,992,3358,104,148-1%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s)287,8271,237,524-77%
ASMs (000s)343,2081,517,152-77%
Block Hrs10,29950,488-80%
LF %84%82%2 pts
Passengers406,7822,030,296-80%
TOTAL SYSTEM
RPMs (000s)7,700,4749,312,080-17%
ASMs (000s)8,533,27410,607,334-20%
Block Hrs157,087214,320-27%
LF %90%88%2 pts
Passengers8,399,11710,134,444-17%
 

About Frontier Airlines
Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NAS: RJET) , an airline holding company that also owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 20th year of operations, Frontier offers service to more than 75 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The airline employs more than 3,900 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit FlyFrontier.com.




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