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Republic Airways Names Joe Allman Vice President and Controller

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 15, 2009-- Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET) today announced the appointment of Joe Allman to the position of Vice President and Controller. He will continue to report to Hal Cooper, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Allman joined the Company in 2007 as Director of Finance. Prior to joining Republic, he held managing positions at London Witte Group LLC and Deloitte and Touche LLP, where he specialized in finance, accounting and audit work with airlines and utilities. Mr. Allman is a graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, where he earned a B.S. in Management and subsequently achieved the rank of Lieutenant.

"Joe has played an important role in our success during his time with the Company, and we are pleased to appoint him to a position of additional responsibilities,” said Hal Cooper, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

Republic Airways Holdings, based in Indianapolis, Indiana is an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. The airlines offer scheduled passenger service on approximately 1,200 flights daily to 101 cities in 37 states, Canada and Mexico through airline services agreements with seven U.S. airlines. All of the airlines’ flights are operated under their airline partner brand, such as AmericanConnection, Continental Express, Delta Connection, United Express, Midwest Connect, Mokulele Airlines and US Airways Express. The airlines currently employ approximately 4,500 aviation professionals and operate 212 regional jets.

Source: Republic Airways Holdings

Republic Airways Holdings
Carlo Bertolini, 317-484-6069

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