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Frontier Airlines Reports October 2013 Traffic

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Frontier Airlines Reports October 2013 Traffic

21:37 EST Wednesday, November 06, 2013

INDIANAPOLIS (Business Wire) -- Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM: RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for October 2013. For the month, Frontier's total system load factor increased three percentage points to 92%, from October 2012's 89%, setting a new record for the month and a record sixth consecutive month with a load factor above 90%. Frontier's total system revenue passenger miles (RPMs) decreased 14% to 0.8 billion RPMs on a 17% reduction in available seat miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served approximately 0.9 million passengers in October, a 13% reduction from the same period last year.

             
October
2013       2012
Total       Total       Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s) 801,959 843,178 -5%
ASMs (000s) 869,336 934,449 -7%
Block Hrs 15,580 16,858 -8%
LF % 92% 90% 2 pts
Passengers 919,765 889,151 3%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s) 12,400 107,289 -88%
ASMs (000s) 16,364 127,721 -87%
Block Hrs 456 4,093 -89%
LF % 76% 84% -8 pts
Passengers 13,989 187,973 -93%
TOTAL SYSTEM
RPMs (000s) 814,359 950,467 -14%
ASMs (000s) 885,700 1,062,170 -17%
Block Hrs 16,036 20,951 -23%
LF % 92% 89% 3 pts
Passengers 933,754 1,077,124 -13%
 
Quarter to Date
2013 2012
Total       Total       Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s) 801,959 843,178 -5%
ASMs (000s) 869,336 934,449 -7%
Block Hrs 15,580 16,858 -8%
LF % 92% 90% 1 pt
Passengers 919,765 889,151 3%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s) 12,400 107,289 -88%
ASMs (000s) 16,364 127,721 -87%
Block Hrs 456 4,093 -89%
LF % 76% 84% -8 pts
Passengers 13,989 187,973 -93%
TOTAL SYSTEM
RPMs (000s) 814,359 950,467 -14%
ASMs (000s) 885,700 1,062,170 -17%
Block Hrs 16,036 20,951 -23%
LF % 92% 89% 2 pts
Passengers 933,754 1,077,124 -13%
 
Year to Date
2013 2012
Total       Total       Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s) 8,214,605 8,917,735 -8%
ASMs (000s) 9,059,403 10,024,632 -10%
Block Hrs 162,368 180,690 -10%
LF % 91% 89% 2 pts
Passengers 8,912,100 8,993,299 -1%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s) 300,228 1,344,813 -78%
ASMs (000s) 359,572 1,644,873 -78%
Block Hrs 10,755 54,581 -80%
LF % 83% 82% 2 pts
Passengers 420,771 2,218,269 -81%
TOTAL SYSTEM
RPMs (000s) 8,514,833 10,262,547 -17%
ASMs (000s) 9,418,975 11,669,504 -19%
Block Hrs 173,123 235,271 -26%
LF % 90% 88% 2 pts
Passengers 9,332,871 11,211,568 -17%
 

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 3,900 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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