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Republic Airways Holdings Reports October 2014 Traffic

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 7, 2014-- Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET) today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for October 2014.

The Company generated more than 1 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in October, a 10% increase over the same period in 2013, on a 6% increase in available seat miles (ASMs). Block hours decreased 1%, and the load factor increased three percentage points from the same period in 2013. Republic Airways carried more than 2 million passengers, a 4% increase compared to October 2013.

2014 2013
Total       Total       Change
RPMs (000s) 1,017,614 925,091 10%
ASMs (000s) 1,277,364 1,208,688 6%
Block Hrs 65,265 66,208 -1%
LF % 80% 77% 3 pts
Passengers 2,011,020 1,933,316 4%
Departures 36,834 39,332 -6%
Year to Date
2014 2013
Total       Total      


RPMs (000s) 9,630,090 8,525,813 13%
ASMs (000s) 12,176,238 11,184,105 9%
Block Hrs 637,342 621,463 3%
LF % 79% 76% 3 pts
Passengers 18,996,178 17,843,332 6%
Departures 356,954 366,392 -3%

Republic Airways Holdings Inc., based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America, collectively called “the airlines.” The airlines operate a combined fleet of about 240 aircraft and offered scheduled passenger service on about 1,300 flights daily to about 100 cities in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean through fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands, including American Eagle, Delta Connection, United Express and US Airways Express. The airlines currently employ about 6,500 aviation professionals. For more about Republic Airways, please visit our website at

Source: Republic Airways Holdings Inc.

Republic Airways Holdings
Scott Thien, Manager, Corporate Communications, 317-471-2470

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Republic Airways Holdings's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see the summary of risk factors contained in our earnings release.