Frontier Airlines Reports April 2013 Traffic

Frontier Airlines Reports April 2013 Traffic

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings (NASDAQ/NM: RJET), today reported preliminary traffic results for April 2013. For the month, Frontier’s load factor increased slightly to 87% from April 2012. Frontier’s traffic decreased 22% to 0.8 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) on a 22% reduction in capacity. Frontier Airlines served 0.8 million passengers in April, a 21% reduction from the same period last year.

2013   2012
Total   Total   Change
RPMs (000s) 752,889 856,301 -12%
ASMs (000s) 867,403 984,210 -12%
Block Hrs 15,922 17,888 -11%
LF % 87% 87% -
Passengers 806,692 845,066 -5%
RPMs (000s) 30,638 144,211 -79%
ASMs (000s) 37,821 179,137 -79%
Block Hrs 1,118 5,887 -81%
LF % 81% 81% -
Passengers 39,465 226,126 -83%
RPMs (000s) 783,527 1,000,512 -22%
ASMs (000s) 905,224 1,163,347 -22%
Block Hrs 17,040 23,775 -28%
LF % 87% 86% 1 pt
Passengers 846,157 1,071,192 -21%
Year to Date
2013 2012
Total   Total   Change
RPMs (000s) 3,053,547 3,397,206 -10%
ASMs (000s) 3,489,812 3,984,074 -12%
Block Hrs 63,265 72,811 -13%
LF % 87% 85% 2 pts
Passengers 3,201,415 3,362,538 -5%
RPMs (000s) 128,815 561,606 -77%
ASMs (000s) 165,156 747,552 -78%
Block Hrs 5,187 26,082 -80%
LF % 78% 75% 3 pts
Passengers 202,267 901,573 -78%
RPMs (000s) 3,182,362 3,958,811 -20%
ASMs (000s) 3,654,967 4,731,625 -23%
Block Hrs 68,452 98,893 -31%
LF % 87% 84% 3 pts
Passengers 3,403,682 4,264,111 -20%

About Frontier Airlines

Frontier Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ/NM: RJET), an airline holding company that also owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Currently in its 19th 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

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