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Frontier Airlines Reports January 2013 Traffic

Thursday, February 07, 2013

Frontier Airlines Reports January 2013 Traffic12:22 EST Thursday, February 07, 2013 INDIANAPOLIS (Business Wire) -- Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for January 2013. For the month, Frontier's load factor increased by 7 points from January 2012 to a new January record of 87%. Frontier's traffic decreased 11%, to 0.8 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) on a 16% decrease in capacity to 0.9 billion available seat miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served 0.8 million passengers in January.         January2013       2012       Total       Total       Change MAINLINE RPMs (000s) 717,699 803,100 -11% ASMs (000s) 819,791 979,857 -16% Block Hrs 14,915 18,028 -17% LF % 88% 82% 6 pts Passengers 760,901 805,465 -6% REGIONAL RPMs (000s) 41,657 129,241 -68% ASMs (000s) 54,339 185,908 -71% Block Hrs 1,803 6,769 -73% LF % 77% 70% 7 pts Passengers 77,982 214,672 -64% CONSOLIDATED RPMs (000s) 759,357 932,341 -19% ASMs (000s) 874,130 1,165,766 -25% Block Hrs 16,718 24,797 -33% LF % 87% 80% 7 pts Passengers 838,883 1,020,137 -18%   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 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