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Frontier Airlines Reports June 2012 Traffic

<p class='bwalignc'> <i>Records highest load factor in company's history</i> </p>

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Frontier Airlines Reports June 2012 Traffic13:22 EDT Thursday, July 05, 2012 INDIANAPOLIS (Business Wire) -- Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for June 2012. For the month, Frontier had a load factor of 93% compared to 90% in June 2011. It was Frontier's 12th consecutive record monthly load factor, an all-time record for the month of June and the highest load factor in the company's history. Frontier's traffic decreased 6%, to 1.1 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs), and capacity decreased 9%, to 1.2 billion available seat miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served 1.2 million passengers in June.       Jun   Quarter to Date   Year to Date2012   2011   2012   2011   2012   2011   Total   Total   ChangeTotal   Total   ChangeTotal   Total   Change MAINLINE RPMs (000s) 989,001 943,980 5% 2,742,601 2,618,345 5% 5,283,506 4,800,273 10% ASMs (000s) 1,064,369 1,037,703 3% 3,042,277 2,961,351 3% 6,042,141 5,668,956 7% Block Hrs 19,136 19,116 0% 54,959 55,194 0% 109,882 106,838 3% LF % 93% 91% 2 pts 90% 88% 2 pts 87% 85% 2 pts Passengers 982,547 979,039 0% 2,739,018 2,659,912 3% 5,256,490 4,802,942 9% REGIONAL RPMs (000s) 137,201 254,107 -46% 430,290 772,485 -44% 847,684 1,464,762 -42% ASMs (000s) 150,968 292,752 -48% 501,613 918,476 -45% 1,070,028 1,854,970 -42% Block Hrs 4,776 11,821 -60% 16,441 37,119 -56% 36,636 74,825 -51% LF % 91% 87% 4 pts 86% 84% 2 pts 79% 79% - Passengers 229,053 420,169 -45% 690,832 1,254,023 -45% 1,366,279 2,356,033 -42% CONSOLIDATED RPMs (000s) 1,126,202 1,198,087 -6% 3,172,891 3,390,830 -6% 6,131,190 6,265,035 -2% ASMs (000s) 1,215,337 1,330,454 -9% 3,543,890 3,879,827 -9% 7,112,169 7,523,927 -5% Block Hrs 23,912 30,937 -23% 71,400 92,313 -23% 146,518 181,663 -19% LF % 93% 90% 3 pts 90% 87% 3 pts 86% 83% 3 pts Passengers 1,211,600 1,399,208 -13% 3,429,850 3,913,935 -12% 6,622,769 7,158,975 -7%   About Frontier Airlines Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET), an airline holding company that also owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 19th year of operations, Frontier offers service to more than 70 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The airline employs 5,000 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit FrontierAirlines.com. Republic Airways HoldingsMargaret Miller, 317-246-2628