Republic Airways Reports March 2013 Traffic
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Republic Airways Holdings (NAS: RJET) , today reported preliminary passenger traffic results for March 2013. The Company generated approximately 1.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs), a decrease of 12% from March 2012, on a 14% reduction in capacity. Block hours were 3% less than the same period in 2012. Consolidated load factor increased to 83% from 80% in March 2012. Republic Airways carried 2.6 million passengers in March, a slight decrease from the prior year.
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Republic Airways Holdings, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America, collectively "the airlines." The airlines operate a combined fleet of more than 280 aircraft and offer scheduled passenger service on nearly 1,500 flights daily to over 145 cities in the U.S. as well as to the Bahamas, Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Mexico and Turks and Caicos Islands under branded operations at Frontier, and through fixed-fee flights operated under airline partner brands, including AmericanConnection, Continental Express, Delta Connection, United Express, and US Airways Express. The airlines currently employ approximately 10,000 aviation professionals. For more information on Republic Airways, please visit our website at www.rjet.com.
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