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Republic Airways Reports December 2013 Traffic
Tuesday, January 07, 2014
Republic Airways Reports December 2013 Traffic11:51 EST Tuesday, January 07, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS (Business Wire) -- Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET) today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for December 2013. The following tables contain traffic results for Republic's continuing operations, and exclude Frontier Airlines, which was acquired by an affiliate of Indigo Partners LLC on Dec. 3, 2013.
The Company generated 0.9 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in December, a 10% increase over the same period in 2012 on a 7% increase in available seat miles (ASMs). Block hours were 11% greater, and load factor increased three percentage points from the same period in 2012. Republic Airways carried 1.9 million passengers, a 12% increase compared to December 2012.
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Republic Airways Holdings, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America, collectively “the airlines.” The airlines operate a combined fleet of more than 250 aircraft and offer scheduled passenger service on over 1,300 flights daily to more than 110 cities in the U.S., Canada and the Bahamas through fixed-fee flights operated under airline partner brands, including American Eagle, Delta Connection, United Express, and US Airways Express. The airlines currently employ approximately 6,000 aviation professionals. For more information on Republic Airways, please visit our website at www.rjet.com.
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