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|Republic Airways Reports October 2011 Traffic|
INDIANAPOLIS, Nov 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM: RJET), today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for October 2011. The Company generated 1.7 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs), which was 3% lower than the same month last year, while capacity was down 4% at 2.1 billion available seat miles (ASMs). Block hours were 76,500 in October 2011, a decrease of 4% from October 2010. Consolidated load factor was 82% in October of 2011, versus 81% in the same month last year. Republic Airways carried 2.6 million passengers during the month, a 5% reduction from the same month last year.
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 over 1,500 flights daily to 126 cities in 43 states, The Bahamas, Canada, Costa Rica, Jamaica, 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 275 aircraft.
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