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Republic Airways Holdings Names Tom Ausbury Director of Customer Service Training
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan 18, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET) announced today the appointment of Tom Ausbury as Director of Customer Service Training for the company. He will be responsible for all station training for all of Republic Airways operating subsidiaries. In addition to overseeing station and contract training, Mr. Ausbury will handle GSE (Ground Service Equipment) needs with the company's code share partners and assist in day to day operational issues related to station training. He will continue to report to Jerry Balsano Vice President Customer Service.

Mr. Ausbury joined Chautauqua Airlines in November 1996 as a ramp service agent in Fort Wayne, Indiana and has been promoted several times during his tenure with the company. He most recently served as Manager of Customer Service Training for the company based in Indianapolis.

"We are fortunate to have a person of Tom's talent and work ethic on our team. Tom has been instrumental in the successful start up of our Continental Express operation as well as inauguration of our new CRJ-200 service," said Jerry Balsano, Vice President of Customer Service for Republic Airways Holdings.

About Republic Airways Holdings

Republic Airways Holdings, based in Indianapolis, Indiana is an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. The airlines offer scheduled passenger service on approximately 1,000 flights daily to 90 cities in 35 states, Canada, Mexico and the U.S. Virgin Islands through airline services agreements with five major U.S. airlines. All of the airlines' flights are operated under their major airline partner brand, such as AmericanConnection, Continental Express, Delta Connection, United Express and US Airways Express. The airlines currently employ approximately 3,700 aviation professionals and operate 173 regional jet aircraft. For more in-depth information on Republic Airways Holdings please visit our website at www.RJET.com

SOURCE: Republic Airways Holdings Inc.

Republic Airways Holdings
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