INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2013--
Republic Airways Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET) today announced that flight
attendants for its three regional carriers have approved a new five-year
labor contract. The ratification vote concluded this afternoon with
flight attendants from Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and
Shuttle America voting in favor of the agreement.
“We are very pleased to have a new long-term agreement in place that
recognizes the many contributions our Flight Attendants make on a daily
basis in providing a safe and exceptional onboard experience for our
guests, while still providing the economics that allow the Company to
remain competitive as we pursue additional business opportunities,” said
Republic Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Wayne
The new contract includes increases in pay, improvements in quality of
life and more flexibility in scheduling. The new agreement becomes
amendable on July 29, 2018.
Republic Airways Holdings Inc., 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 over 1,600 flights
daily to 146 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.
Source: Republic Airways Holdings Inc.
Republic Airways Holdings
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