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Republic Airways Holdings Reports September 2015 Traffic

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INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

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

The Company generated more than 905 million revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in September, down about 1 percent compared to the same period in 2014, with a 4 percent reduction in available seat miles (ASMs). Block hours declined 5 percent to about 58,000, and the load factor increased 2 percentage points compared to the same period last year. Republic Airways carried nearly 2 million passengers during the month, a 2 percent decrease compared to August 2014.

           
September
2015 2014
Total     Total     Change
RPMs (000s) 905,046 916,274 -1%
ASMs (000s) 1,155,993 1,201,471 -4%
Block Hrs 57,774 60,969 -5%
LF % 78% 76% 2 pts
Passengers 1,810,810 1,841,915 -2%
Departures 33,355 34,952 -5%
 
Quarter to Date
2015 2014
Total     Total     Change
RPMs (000s) 2,883,927 3,010,870 -4%
ASMs (000s) 3,600,481 3,817,665 -6%
Block Hrs 182,488 194,716 -6%
LF % 80% 79% 1 pts
Passengers 5,897,985 5,946,742 -1%
Departures 106,701 110,272 -3%
 
Year to Date
2015 2014
Total     Total     Change
RPMs (000s) 8,448,591 8,612,476 -2%
ASMs (000s) 10,718,692 10,898,874 -2%
Block Hrs 542,413 572,077 -5%
LF % 79% 79% 0 pts
Passengers 16,767,166 16,985,158 -1%
Departures 307,089 320,120 -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." As of Oct. 8, 2015, the airlines operate a combined fleet of about 240 aircraft and offer scheduled passenger service with approximately 1,200 flights daily to about 110 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
Corporate Communications
317-471-2470
CorpComm@rjet.com


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