Frontier Airlines Reports July 2013 Traffic

Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ: RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for July 2013. For the month, Frontier’s total system load factor increased to 94% from 93% in July 2012, setting a new record for the month. Frontier’s total system revenue passenger miles (RPMs) decreased 17% to 1.0 billion RPMs on an 18% reduction in available seat miles (ASMs). Frontier Airlines served approximately 1.1 million passengers in July, a 17% reduction from the same period last year.
        July    
2013     2012
Total     Total     Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s) 939,429 1,030,926 -9%
ASMs (000s) 999,972 1,106,291 -10%
Block Hrs 17,831 19,717 -10%
LF % 94% 93% 1 pt
Passengers 1,007,800 1,031,417 -2%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s) 38,691 142,152 -73%
ASMs (000s) 40,918 156,779 -74%
Block Hrs 1,164 4,855 -76%
LF % 95% 91% 4 pts
Passengers 49,200 239,204 -79%
TOTAL SYSTEM
RPMs (000s) 978,120 1,173,078 -17%
ASMs (000s) 1,040,890 1,263,070 -18%
Block Hrs 18,995 24,572 -23%
LF % 94% 93% 1 pt
Passengers 1,057,000 1,270,621 -17%
 
Year to Date
2013 2012
Total     Total     Change
MAINLINE
RPMs (000s) 5,725,962 6,314,432 -9%
ASMs (000s) 6,355,998 7,148,432 -11%
Block Hrs 114,384 129,599 -12%
LF % 90% 88% 2 pts
Passengers 6,096,421 6,287,907 -3%
REGIONAL
RPMs (000s) 237,916 989,836 -76%
ASMs (000s) 283,342 1,226,807 -77%
Block Hrs 8,599 41,491 -79%
LF % 84% 81% 3 pts
Passengers 342,456 1,605,483 -79%
TOTAL SYSTEM
RPMs (000s) 5,963,878 7,304,268 -18%
ASMs (000s) 6,639,341 8,375,239 -21%
Block Hrs 122,983 171,090 -28%
LF % 90% 87% 3 pts
Passengers 6,438,877 7,893,390 -18%
 

About Frontier AirlinesFrontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET), an airline holding company that also owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 20 th year of operations, Frontier offers service to more than 75 destinations in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic. The airline employs more than 4,000 aviation professionals, operating from its hub at Denver International Airport. For in-depth information on Frontier Airlines and to book tickets, visit FlyFrontier.com.

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