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Republic Airways Reports June 2011 Traffic

INDIANAPOLIS, Jul 05, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for June 2011. The Company generated 1.9 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs), a 3% decrease from the same month last year, while capacity remained unchanged at 2.3 billion available seat miles (ASMs). Block hours were 81,827 in June 2011, a decrease of 2% from June 2010. Consolidated load factor was 84% versus 86% in June 2010. Nearly 2.9 million passengers were carried during the month, a 4% reduction from the same month last year.

June

2011 2010
Total Total Change
RPMs (000s) 1,924,693 1,978,761 -3%
ASMs (000s) 2,295,756 2,298,163 0%
Block Hrs 81,827 83,557 -2%
LF % 84% 86% (2) pp

Passengers

2,858,781 2,977,957 -4%

Quarter to Date

2011 2010
Total Total Change
RPMs (000s) 5,506,034 5,567,516 -1%
ASMs (000s) 6,736,295 6,726,160 0%
Block Hrs 244,109 246,195 -1%
LF % 82% 83% (1) pp
Passengers 8,219,389 8,478,439 -3%

Year to Date

2011 2010
Total Total Change
RPMs (000s) 10,205,025 10,331,596 -1%
ASMs (000s) 13,072,805 13,175,068 -1%
Block Hrs 478,689 486,169 -2%
LF % 78% 78% (0) pp
Passengers 15,214,358 15,508,070 -2%

Republic Airways Holdings, based in Indianapolis, Indiana is an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America, collectively "the airlines." The airlines offer scheduled passenger service on approximately 1,600 flights daily to 131 cities in 44 states, Canada, Costa Rica, and Mexico under branded operations at Frontier, and through fixed-fee airline services agreements with five major U.S. airlines. The fixed-fee flights are operated under an airline partner brand, such as AmericanConnection, Continental Express, Delta Connection, United Express, and US Airways Express. The airlines currently employ approximately 10,500 aviation professionals and operate 283 aircraft.

SOURCE: Republic Airways Holdings

Republic Airways Holdings
Margaret Miller, 317-246-2628

"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995: Statements in this press release regarding Republic Airways Holdings's business which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see the summary of risk factors contained in our earnings release.