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Frontier Airlines Reports July 2012 Traffic

Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Frontier Airlines Reports July 2012 Traffic10:26 EDT Wednesday, August 08, 2012 Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM: RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for July 2012. For the month, Frontier had a load factor of 93% compared to 92% in July 2011. It was Frontier's 14th consecutive record monthly load factor. Frontier's traffic decreased 8%, to 1.2 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs); capacity decreased 8%, to 1.3 billion available seat miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served 1.3 million passengers in July.                 JulYear to Date2012201120122011Total   Total   ChangeTotal   Total   Change MAINLINE RPMs (000s) 1,030,926 1,014,519 2% 6,314,432 5,814,792 9% ASMs (000s) 1,106,291 1,086,959 2% 7,148,432 6,755,915 6% Block Hrs 19,717 20,003 -1% 129,599 126,840 2% LF % 93% 93% - 88% 86% 2 pts Passengers 1,031,417 1,060,344 -3% 6,287,907 5,863,286 7% REGIONAL RPMs (000s) 142,152 253,799 -44% 989,836 1,718,560 -42% ASMs (000s) 156,779 289,091 -46% 1,226,807 2,144,061 -43% Block Hrs 4,855 11,634 -58% 41,491 86,460 -52% LF % 91% 88% 3 pts 81% 80% 1 pt Passengers 239,204 428,237 -44% 1,605,483 2,784,270 -42% CONSOLIDATED RPMs (000s) 1,173,078 1,268,318 -8% 7,304,268 7,533,352 -3% ASMs (000s) 1,263,070 1,376,050 -8% 8,375,239 8,899,976 -6% Block Hrs 24,572 31,637 -22% 171,090 213,300 -20% LF % 93% 92% 1 pt 87% 85% 2 pts Passengers 1,270,621 1,488,581 -15% 7,893,390 8,647,556 -9% INDIANAPOLIS (Business Wire) -- 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