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Frontier Airlines reports September traffic down 11%

Frontier Airlines, a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, reported preliminary traffic results for September. For the month, Frontier’s total system load factor increased three percentage points to 91%, from September 2012’s 88%, setting a new record for the month and a record fifth consecutive month with a load factor above 90%. Frontier’s total system revenue passenger miles decreased 11% to 0.8B RPMs on a 13% reduction in available seat miles. Frontier Airlines served approximately 0.9M passengers in September, a 10% reduction from the same period last year.