Republic Airways Reports August 2011 Traffic
INDIANAPOLIS, Sep 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for August 2011. The Company generated 2.0 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs), a 1% decrease from the same month last year, while capacity was down 2% at 2.4 billion available seat miles (ASMs). Block hours were 83,101 in August 2011, a decrease of 3% from August 2010. Consolidated load factor was 84% in August of both years. Republic Airways carried 2.9 million passengers during the month, a 2% reduction from the same month last 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 offer scheduled passenger service on approximately 1,600 flights daily to 133 cities in 44 states, Canada, Jamaica, Costa Rica, The Bahamas, and Mexico under branded operations at Frontier, and through fixed-fee airline services agreements with five major U.S. airlines. The fixed-fee flights are operated under an airline partner brand, such as AmericanConnection, Continental Express, Delta Connection, United Express, and US Airways Express. The airlines currently employ approximately 10,500 aviation professionals and operate 282 aircraft.
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