Republic Airways reported $79.5 million in net income for 2006, a 31.1% increase over the $60.7 million earned in 2005, as revenues grew 26.3% to $1.14 billion and operating income surged 33.9% to $212.6 million. Expenses climbed 24.7% to $930.5 million, primarily due to increases in maintenance and landing fees as well as "transition costs" associated with new flying for Continental Airlines and US Airways. The company, which operates as Shuttle America, Republic Airlines and Chautauqua ...

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