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Frontier Airlines Reports February 2013 Traffic

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Frontier Airlines Reports February 2013 Traffic17:58 EST Wednesday, March 06, 2013 INDIANAPOLIS (Business Wire) -- Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM: RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for February 2013. For the month, Frontier's load factor increased by 4 points from February 2012 to a record level of 86%. Frontier's traffic decreased 29% on a 33% reduction in capacity to 0.8 billion available seat miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served 0.7 million passengers in February.   February20132012TotalTotalChange MAINLINE RPMs (000s) 630,843 794,889 -21% ASMs (000s) 723,786 942,697 -23% Block Hrs 13,303 17,324 -23% LF % 87% 84% 3 pts Passengers 687,262 790,440 -13% REGIONAL RPMs (000s) 24,242 130,088 -81% ASMs (000s) 33,593 184,133 -82% Block Hrs 1,115 6,611 -83% LF % 72% 71% 1 pt Passengers 42,978 213,020 -80% CONSOLIDATED RPMs (000s) 655,085 924,978 -29% ASMs (000s) 757,379 1,126,830 -33% Block Hrs 14,418 23,935 -40% LF % 86% 82% 4 pts Passengers 730,240 1,003,460 -27%   Year to Date20132012TotalTotalChange MAINLINE RPMs (000s) 1,348,542 1,597,989 -16% ASMs (000s) 1,543,577 1,922,555 -20% Block Hrs 28,218 35,352 -20% LF % 87% 83% 4 pts Passengers 1,448,163 1,595,905 -9% REGIONAL RPMs (000s) 65,899 259,330 -75% ASMs (000s) 87,932 370,041 -76% Block Hrs 2,918 13,380 -78% LF % 75% 70% 5 pts Passengers 120,960 427,692 -72% CONSOLIDATED RPMs (000s) 1,414,441 1,857,319 -24% ASMs (000s) 1,631,509 2,292,596 -29% Block Hrs 31,136 48,732 -36% LF % 87% 81% 6 pts Passengers 1,569,123 2,023,597 -22%   About Frontier Airlines Frontier 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