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CORRECTING AND REPLACING Frontier Airlines Reports March 2013 Traffic

Thursday, April 04, 2013

CORRECTING AND REPLACING Frontier Airlines Reports March 2013 Traffic

22:02 EDT Thursday, April 04, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS (Business Wire) -- Please replace the release dated April 3, 2013 with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions.

The corrected release reads:

FRONTIER AIRLINES REPORTS MARCH 2013 TRAFFIC

Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM: RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for March 2013. For the month, Frontier's load factor increased by 3 points from March 2012 to a record level of 89%. Frontier's traffic decreased 23% to 0.9 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) on a 26% reduction in capacity. Frontier Airlines served 0.9 million passengers in March. Frontier reported a record first quarter load factor of 87%, an increase of 4 points from 2012.

    March
2013   2012  
Total Total Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s) 817,940 942,916 -13%
ASMs (000s) 910,761 1,077,308 -15%
Block Hrs 16,439 19,571 -16%
LF % 90% 88% 2 pts
Passengers 859,681 921,567 -7%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s) 32,279 158,065 -80%
ASMs (000s) 39,403 198,374 -80%
Block Hrs 1,151 6,815 -83%
LF % 82% 80% 2 pts
Passengers 41,842 247,755 -83%
CONSOLIDATED
RPMs (000s) 850,219 1,100,980 -23%
ASMs (000s) 950,164 1,275,682 -26%
Block Hrs 17,590 26,386 -33%
LF % 89% 86% 3 pts
Passengers 901,523 1,169,322 -23%
 
Quarter to Date
2013 1 2012
Total Total Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s) 2,300,658 2,540,905 -9%
ASMs (000s) 2,622,408 2,999,863 -13%
Block Hrs 47,343 54,923 -14%
LF % 88% 85% 3 pts
Passengers 2,394,723 2,517,472 -5%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s) 98,178 417,394 -76%
ASMs (000s) 127,335 568,415 -78%
Block Hrs 4,069 20,195 -80%
LF % 77% 73% 4 pts
Passengers 162,802 675,447 -76%
CONSOLIDATED
RPMs (000s) 2,398,835 2,958,299 -19%
ASMs (000s) 2,749,743 3,568,278 -23%
Block Hrs 51,412 75,118 -32%
LF % 87% 83% 4 pts
Passengers 2,557,525 3,192,919 -20%

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.

1 January and February 2013 traffic releases inadvertently excluded charter flying within the Frontier operations.

Republic Airways Holdings
Margaret Miller, 317-246-2628

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