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Frontier Airlines Reports November 2012 Traffic

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

Frontier Airlines Reports November 2012 Traffic14:09 EST Wednesday, December 05, 2012 INDIANAPOLIS (Business Wire) -- Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for November 2012. For the month, Frontier's load factor was flat at 88%. Frontier's traffic decreased 9%, to 0.9 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) on a 9% decrease in capacity to 1.0 billion available seat miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served 1.0 million passengers in November.                     November20122011Total     Total     Change MAINLINE RPMs (000s) 816,147 846,911 -4% ASMs (000s) 919,823 952,616 -3% Block Hrs 16,467 17,509 -6% LF % 89% 89% - Passengers 844,609 896,852 -6% REGIONAL RPMs (000s) 96,875 153,741 -37% ASMs (000s) 114,643 189,759 -40% Block Hrs 3,659 6,995 -48% LF % 85% 81% 4 pts Passengers 171,100 256,576 -33% CONSOLIDATED RPMs (000s) 913,023 1,000,652 -9% ASMs (000s) 1,034,467 1,142,375 -9% Block Hrs 20,126 24,504 -18% LF % 88% 88% - Passengers 1,015,709 1,153,428 -12%     Quarter to Date20122011Total     Total     Change MAINLINE RPMs (000s) 1,659,325 1,712,543 -3% ASMs (000s) 1,854,272 1,926,117 -4% Block Hrs 33,325 35,475 -6% LF % 89% 89% - Passengers 1,733,760 1,829,429 -5% REGIONAL RPMs (000s) 204,164 327,646 -38% ASMs (000s) 242,365 403,771 -40% Block Hrs 7,752 15,347 -49% LF % 84% 81% 3 pts Passengers 359,073 557,988 -36% CONSOLIDATED RPMs (000s) 1,863,489 2,040,189 -9% ASMs (000s) 2,096,637 2,329,888 -10% Block Hrs 41,077 50,822 -19% LF % 89% 88% 1 pt Passengers 2,092,833 2,387,417 -12%     Year to Date20122011Total     Total     Change MAINLINE RPMs (000s) 9,733,882 9,395,450 4% ASMs (000s) 10,944,455 10,771,235 2% Block Hrs 197,157 200,591 -2% LF % 89% 87% 2 pts Passengers 9,837,908 9,681,561 2% REGIONAL RPMs (000s) 1,441,688 2,463,044 -41% ASMs (000s) 1,759,516 3,045,564 -42% Block Hrs 58,240 122,078 -52% LF % 82% 81% 1 pt Passengers 2,389,369 4,078,052 -41% CONSOLIDATED RPMs (000s) 11,175,570 11,858,495 -6% ASMs (000s) 12,703,971 13,816,799 -8% Block Hrs 255,397 322,669 -21% LF % 88% 86% 2 pts Passengers 12,227,277 13,759,613 -11%     About Frontier AirlinesFrontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ/NM: 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 80 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The airline employs more than 4,500 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit www.flyfrontier.com. Republic Airways HoldingsMargaret Miller, 317-246-2628