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Republic Airways Reports November 2013 Traffic

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 9, 2013-- Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM: RJET) today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for November 2013. The following tables contain traffic results for Republic’s continuing operations, and exclude Frontier Airlines, which was acquired by an affiliate of Indigo Partners LLC on Dec. 3, 2013.

The Company generated 0.8 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in November, a 1% decrease from the same period in 2012. Available seat miles (ASMs) were 1.1 billion, a 3% increase over November 2012. Block hours were 8% greater, while consolidated load factor decreased three percentage points from the same period in 2012. Republic Airways carried 3% more passengers in November than in the same period in 2012.

 
November
  2013   2012  
Total   Total   Change
RPMs (000s) 837,757 845,538 -1%
ASMs (000s) 1,130,121 1,094,728 3%
Block Hrs 62,408 57,973 8%
LF % 74% 77% -3 pts
Passengers 1,767,834 1,715,567 3%
 
Quarter to Date
2013 2012
Total   Total   Change
RPMs (000s) 1,762,848 1,721,059 2%
ASMs (000s) 2,338,809 2,196,576 6%
Block Hrs 128,616 116,579 10%
LF % 75% 78% -3 pts
Passengers 3,701,150 3,483,452 6%
 
Year to Date
2013 2012
Total   Total   Change
RPMs (000s) 9,363,571 9,280,627 1%
ASMs (000s) 12,314,226 12,339,898 0%
Block Hrs 683,871 641,540 7%
LF % 76% 75% 1 pts
Passengers 19,611,166 18,432,724 6%
 

Republic Airways Holdings, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America, collectively “the airlines.” The airlines operate a combined fleet of more than 250 aircraft and offer scheduled passenger service on over 1,300 flights daily to more than 110 cities in the U.S., Canada and the Bahamas through fixed-fee flights operated under airline partner brands, including American Eagle, Delta Connection, United Express, and US Airways Express. The airlines currently employ approximately 6,000 aviation professionals. For more information on Republic Airways, please visit our website at www.rjet.com.

Source: Republic Airways Holdings

Republic Airways Holdings
Peter Kowalchuk, 317-246-2470

"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.