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Republic Airways Holdings Reports July 2015 Traffic

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INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: RJET) today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for July 2015.

The Company generated more than 1 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in July, down about 5 percent compared to the same period in 2014, with a 6 percent reduction in available seat miles (ASMs). Block hours declined 5 percent to about 63,000, and the load factor increased 1 percentage point compared to the same period last year. Republic Airways carried more than 2 million passengers during the month, an increase of 1 percent compared to July 2014.

      July      
2015       2014
Total       Total       Change
RPMs (000s) 1,005,231 1,053,463 -5%
ASMs (000s) 1,225,361 1,302,485 -6%
Block Hrs 62,867 66,449 -5%
LF % 82% 81% 1 pt
Passengers 2,081,410 2,052,961 1%
Departures 36,904 37,361 -1%
 
Year to Date
2015 2014
Total       Total       Change
RPMs (000s) 6,569,895 6,655,069 -1%
ASMs (000s) 8,343,572 8,383,695 0%
Block Hrs 422,792 443,810 -5%
LF % 79% 79% 0 pt
Passengers 12,950,591 13,091,377 -1%
Departures 237,292 247,209 -4%
 

Republic Airways Holdings Inc., based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is an airline holding company that owns Republic Airlines and Shuttle America, collectively called "the airlines." The airlines operate a combined fleet of about 240 aircraft and offer scheduled passenger service with approximately 1,250 flights daily to about 100 cities in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean through fixed-fee flights operated under our major airline partner brands of American Eagle, Delta Connection, United Express and US Airways Express. The airlines currently employ about 6,500 aviation professionals. For more about Republic Airways, please visit our website at www.rjet.com.

Republic Airways Holdings
Bob Birge, 317-471-2470
Director of Corporate Communications
CorpComm@rjet.com

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