INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2012--
Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET) today announced the
appointment of Ethan Blank as vice president and corporate counsel for
the company and its subsidiaries.
Mr. Blank comes to Republic with 20 years of legal experience, most
recently as a partner in the law firm of Ober, Kaler, Grimes & Shriver,
P.C. in Baltimore, Maryland. He has participated in all aspects of
complex transactions for major financial institutions, public companies,
transportation carriers and international investors. His background
includes a variety of airline industry transactions including loans,
leases, and leveraged leases of aircraft; private placements with
aircraft and equipment collateral; securitizations of aircraft lease
receivables and airline working capital financings.
“We have worked with Ethan on many projects over the course of 10 years
and will benefit from his wealth of experience in aircraft and other
airline-related transactions,” said Republic CEO Bryan Bedford. “We are
extremely pleased to have Ethan’s substantial industry knowledge working
on behalf of Republic and all our companies.”
Ethan will report to Senior Vice President of Corporate Development
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 nearly 1,500 flights daily
to 133 cities in 42 states, The Bahamas, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican
Republic, 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 10,000 aviation professionals and operate
Source: Republic Airways Holdings, Inc.
Republic Airways Holdings, Inc.
Peter Kowalchuk, 303-681-7892