Republic Airways Holdings Inc.

Case No. 16-10429


Case Background

On February 25, 2016 Republic Airways Holdings Inc. and 6 affiliated debtors (collectively, the "Debtors") each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.  The cases were before the Honorable Sean H. Lane and were jointly administered under Case No. 16-10429.

Pursuant to an order of the Bankruptcy Court dated May 16, 2019 (Docket No. 2139) the Debtors' cases are now closed

Important Information & Dates

Plan and Disclosure Statement:

On November 16, 2016, the Debtors filed their Plan of Reorganization (as subsequently amended, the "Plan") and the Disclosure Statement related thereto.  The Bankruptcy Court held a hearing to consider approval of the Disclosure Statement on December 21, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. (ET), and on December 23, 2016, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement.  The Bankruptcy Court began a hearing to consider confirmation of the Plan on March 8, 2017 (the "Confirmation Hearing").  The Confirmation Hearing was continued and concluded on March 16, 2017, an order confirming the Plan was entered on April 20, 2017 and the Plan became effective on April 30, 2017.

Please click below to view and download all documents related to the Plan and Disclosure Statement:

Plan and Disclosure Statement

Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on February 26, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (ET) before the Honorable Sean H. Lane, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, One Bowling Green, Room 701, New York, New York 10004. 

A final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on March 22, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. (ET).

Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and the First Day Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders

Deadline to File Claims

The Bankruptcy Court has set the following deadlines for filing proofs of claim against the Debtors:

503(b)(9) Bar Date: May 10, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

General Bar Date (all creditors other than Governmental Units, except for claims pursuant to § 503(b)(9)): July 22, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Governmental Unit Bar Date: August 23, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)

Rejection Damages Claims Bar Date: May 22, 2017

Administrative Claim Bar Date: June 14, 2017

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download a proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim against the Debtors.

Important Information Regarding Restrictions on Certain Transfers of Claims against and Interests in Debtors’ Estates


By order dated July 26, 2016 (the “Amended NOL Order”), the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York approved certain restrictions and procedures applicable to transfers of certain claims against and interests in the Debtors requested in the Debtors’ Motion for Entry of Interim and Final Orders Establishing Notification Procedures and Approving Restrictions On Certain Transfers of Claims Against and Interests in the Debtors (the “NOL Motion”). The purpose of the relief requested in the NOL Motion is to protect the potential value of the Debtors’ net operating tax loss carryforward and certain other tax attributes.

To see a copy of the NOL Motion, please click here. [Docket Number 18]
To see a copy of the Amended NOL Order, please click here. [Docket Number 835]
To see a copy of the Notice of Amended Trading Order Establishing Notification Procedures and Approving Restrictions on Certain Transfers of Claims Against and Interests in Debtors’ Estates, please click here.


Dates

February 20 2019 Cancelled Omnibus Hearing 11:00 a.m. (ET) Notice of Hear... Add to Calendar
April 18 2019 Omnibus Hearing 11:00 a.m. (ET)   Add to Calendar
June 20 2019 Omnibus Hearing 11:00 a.m. (ET)   Add to Calendar
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February 25 2016 2016
February 26 2016 4:00 p.m. (ET) 2016
March 8 2016 2:30 p.m. (ET) 2016
March 22 2016 11:00 a.m. (ET) 2016
April 14 2016 11:00 a.m. (ET) 2016
April 21 2016 9:00 a.m. (ET) 2016
April 27 2016 11:00 a.m. (ET) 2016
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
May 10 2016 4:00 p.m. (ET) 2016
May 16 2016 1:00 p.m. (ET) 2016
May 17 2016 11:00 a.m. (ET) 2016
June 15 2016 11:00 a.m. (ET) 2016
July 20 2016 11:00 a.m. (ET) 2016
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
July 22 2016 4:00 p.m. (ET) 2016
General Claim Bar Date Bar Date Notice Add to Calendar
August 16 2016 9:30 a.m. (ET) 2016
Omnibus Hearing (Rescheduled) Add to Calendar
August 23 2016 4:00 p.m. (ET) 2016
Governmental Bar Date Bar Date Notice Add to Calendar
September 21 2016 11:00 a.m. (ET) 2016
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
October 20 2016 11:00 a.m. (ET) 2016
November 10 2016 2:00 p.m. (ET) 2016
November 17 2016 11:00 a.m. (ET) 2016
November 28 2016 11:00 a.m. (ET) 2016
December 8 2016 11:00 a.m. (ET) 2016
December 21 2016 11:00 a.m. (ET) 2016
January 18 2017 11:00 a.m. (ET)
February 23 2017 11:00 a.m. (ET)
March 8 2017 11:00 a.m. (ET)
March 16 2017 11:00 a.m. (ET)
April 13 2017 11:00 a.m. (ET)
April 20 2017 2:00 p.m. (ET)
April 30 2017 __
May 22 2017 __
May 23 2017 11:00 a.m. (ET)
June 14 2017 __
June 15 2017 11:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
August 3 2017 11:00 a.m. (ET)
Final Fee Hearing/Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
October 19 2017 11:00 a.m. (ET)
November 16 2017 11:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
December 14 2017 11:00 a.m. (ET)
January 17 2018 11:00 a.m. (ET)
February 15 2018 11:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
March 27 2018 11:00 a.m. (ET)
May 16 2018 11:00 a.m. (ET)
June 26 2018 11:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
July 31 2018 11:00 a.m. (ET)
August 29 2018 10:30 a.m. (ET)
October 3 2018 11:00 a.m. (ET)
November 7 2018 11:00 a.m. (ET)
December 13 2018 11:00 a.m. (ET)
January 17 2019 11:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
February 20 2019 11:00 a.m. (ET)
April 18 2019 11:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar
June 20 2019 11:00 a.m. (ET)
Omnibus Hearing Add to Calendar

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

  • Zirinsky Law Partners PLLC

    375 Park Avenue
    Suite 2607
    New York, NY   10152
    Phone: 212.763.0192

    Bruce R. Zirinsky, Esq.
    Sharon J. Richardson, Esq.
    Gary D. Ticoll, Esq.

  • Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

    One Battery Park Plaza
    New York, NY   10004-1482
    http://www.hugheshubbard.com
    Phone: 212.837.6000
    Fax: 212.422.4726

    Christopher K. Kiplok, Esq.
    Erin E. Diers, Esq.

United States Trustee and Court Information

  • Office of the United States Trustee

    U.S. Federal Office Building
    201 Varick Street, Suite 1006
    New York, NY   10014
    http://www.usdoj.gov/ust/r02
    Phone: 212.510.0500
    Fax: 212.668.2255

    Brian Masumoto

  • United States Bankruptcy Court

    Southern District of New York
    One Bowling Green
    New York, NY   10004-1408
    http://www.nysb.uscourts.gov
    Phone: 212.668.2870

Debtors

Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 16-10429 Debtor Name Republic Airways Holdings Inc. Petition Date February 25, 2016
Case Number 16-10426 Debtor Name Republic Airways Services, Inc. Petition Date February 25, 2016
Case Number 16-10428 Debtor Name Republic Airline Inc. Petition Date February 25, 2016
Case Number 16-10427 Debtor Name Shuttle America Corporation Petition Date February 25, 2016
Case Number 16-10430 Debtor Name Midwest Air Group, Inc. Petition Date February 25, 2016
Case Number 16-10431 Debtor Name Midwest Airlines, Inc. Petition Date February 25, 2016
Case Number 16-10432 Debtor Name Skyway Airlines, Inc. Petition Date February 25, 2016