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Republic Airways Reports November 2012 Traffic

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Republic Airways Reports November 2012 Traffic14:08 EST Wednesday, December 05, 2012 INDIANAPOLIS (Business Wire) -- Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for November 2012. The Company generated approximately 1.7 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs), essentially the same as November of last year, on a 1% decrease in capacity to 2.0 billion available seat miles (ASMs). Block hours were flat from November 2011 at 74,440. Consolidated load factor was 82% versus 81% in the same month last year. Republic Airways carried 2.6 million passengers during the month, an increase of 2% from the prior year. November       2012       2011       TotalTotalChange RPMs (000s) 1,661,685 1,652,804 1% ASMs (000s) 2,014,551 2,037,145 -1% Block Hrs 74,440 74,072 0% LF % 82% 81% 1 pt Passengers 2,560,176 2,504,498 2%   Quarter to Date20122011TotalTotalChange RPMs (000s) 3,380,385 3,368,894 0% ASMs (000s) 4,050,848 4,140,678 -2% Block Hrs 149,903 150,573 0% LF % 83% 81% 2 pts Passengers 5,217,212 5,139,371 2%   Year to Date20122011TotalTotalChange RPMs (000s) 19,014,508 19,268,751 -1% ASMs (000s) 23,284,353 24,076,385 -3% Block Hrs 838,697 873,067 -4% LF % 82% 80% 2 pts Passengers 28,270,632 28,852,540 -2%   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 operate a combined fleet of more than 280 aircraft and offer scheduled passenger service on nearly 1,500 flights daily to over 135 cities in the U.S. as well as to the Bahamas, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Mexico and the Turks and Caicos Islands under branded operations at Frontier, and through fixed-fee flights operated under airline partner brands, including AmericanConnection, Continental Express, Delta Connection, United Express, and US Airways Express. The airlines currently employ approximately 10,000 aviation professionals. For more information on Republic Airways, please visit our website at www.rjet.com. Republic Airways HoldingsMargaret Miller, 317-246-2628