Awards & Recognition

June 24, 2010

Republic Airways CEO Bryan Bedford is recognized as Entrepreneur Of The Year® in the Midwest region

The Ernst & Young program awards those who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.


April 22, 2010

Republic Airways receives the Deal of the Year award by the Indiana chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth

The award recognizes Republic for its innovative acquisitions of Frontier and Midwest Airlines and their impact on Indiana and the industry.


December 1, 2009

The Indianapolis Business Journal names Hal Cooper CFO of the year in its Public Company category

In presenting the award, the IBJ notes that Hal has "helped Republic not just to survive some of the airline industry's most turbulent years, but thrive."


July 12, 2009

Republic Airways presented with the Airline Business’ prestigious Airline Strategy Award

The award is in recognition of its “first mover status through bold strategy shifts, ensuring its longevity in an ever unpredictable business climate.”


Jan. 28, 2008

Republic Airways wins Air Transport World’s prestigious Regional Airline of the Year award

This marks the second time the Company has been recognized with the industry’s most coveted award; Chautauqua was recognized with the honor for the year 2004.


February 24, 2006

Chautauqua Airlines selected as the first recipient of the Aviation Excellence Award from Flight International

The selection was announced at an awards gala in Singapore. Chautauqua won the Flight Operations category of the Aviation Excellence Award.


April 30, 2004

Regional Airline World announces Chautauqua Airlines as regional Airline of the Year

This marks the first time a carrier has won Airline of the Year honors by two industry publications in the same year.

In addition, Regional Airline World announces the selection of Bryan Bedford as Airline Executive of the Year.


January 26, 2004

Air Transport World announces Chautauqua Airlines as Regional Airline of the Year

This marks the first time in the 30-year history of the Air Transport World Airline Achievement Awards program that a senior management team has received this recognition at two different airlines.