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Frontier Airlines Reports August 2013 Traffic

Friday, September 06, 2013

Frontier Airlines Reports August 2013 Traffic

10:42 EDT Friday, September 06, 2013

Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM: RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for August 2013. For the month, Frontier's total system load factor increased to 93%, from 92% in August 2012, setting a new record for the month. Frontier's total system revenue passenger miles (RPMs) decreased 16% to 0.9 billion RPMs on a 17% reduction in available seat miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served approximately 1.0 million passengers in August, a 15% reduction from the same period last year.

August
    2013   2012  
Total   Total   Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s) 893,033 966,329 -8%
ASMs (000s) 961,217 1,047,629 -8%
Block Hrs 16,870 18,338 -8%
LF % 93% 92% 1 pts
Passengers 988,590 983,206 1%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s) 33,871 134,820 -75%
ASMs (000s) 38,102 153,414 -75%
Block Hrs 1,089 4,715 -77%
LF % 89% 88% 1 pts
Passengers 44,502 227,593 -80%
TOTAL SYSTEM
RPMs (000s) 926,904 1,101,149 -16%
ASMs (000s) 999,318 1,201,043 -17%
Block Hrs 17,959 23,053 -22%
LF % 93% 92% 1 pt
Passengers 1,033,092 1,210,799 -15%
 
Quarter to Date
2013 2012
Total   Total   Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s) 1,832,462 1,997,254 -8%
ASMs (000s) 1,961,189 2,153,920 -9%
Block Hrs 34,701 38,055 -9%
LF % 93% 93% 1 pt
Passengers 1,996,390 2,014,623 -1%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s) 72,562 276,972 -74%
ASMs (000s) 79,020 310,193 -75%
Block Hrs 2,253 9,570 -76%
LF % 92% 89% 2 pts
Passengers 93,702 466,797 -80%
TOTAL SYSTEM
RPMs (000s) 1,905,024 2,274,227 -16%
ASMs (000s) 2,040,209 2,464,113 -17%
Block Hrs 36,954 47,625 -22%
LF % 93% 92% 1 pt
Passengers 2,090,092 2,481,420 -16%
 
Year to Date
2013 2012
Total   Total   Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s) 6,618,994 7,280,760 -9%
ASMs (000s) 7,317,215 8,196,061 -11%
Block Hrs 131,254 147,937 -11%
LF % 90% 89% 2 pts
Passengers 7,085,011 7,271,113 -3%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s) 271,787 1,124,656 -76%
ASMs (000s) 321,444 1,380,221 -77%
Block Hrs 9,688 46,206 -79%
LF % 85% 81% 3 pts
Passengers 386,958 1,833,076 -79%
TOTAL SYSTEM
RPMs (000s) 6,890,782 8,405,416 -18%
ASMs (000s) 7,638,659 9,576,282 -20%
Block Hrs 140,942 194,143 -27%
LF % 90% 88% 2 pts
Passengers 7,471,969 9,104,189 -18%

INDIANAPOLIS (Business Wire) -- 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 20th year of operations, Frontier offers service to more than 75 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The airline employs more than 4,000 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit FlyFrontier.com.

Republic Airways Holdings
Peter Kowalchuk, 317-246-2470

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