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Highest Debt to Asset Ratio in the Airlines Industry Detected in Shares of Republic Airways Holdings (RJET, ALGT, LFL, HA, SKYW)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Airlines industry with the highest debt to asset ratios. The Debt/Asset ratio shows the proportion of a company's assets that are financed through debt. If the ratio is greater than one, most of the company's assets are financed through debt.

Republic Airways Holdings ranks highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.67. Following is Allegiant Travel with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.48. Lan Airlines ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.42.

Hawaiian Holdings follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.40, and Skywest rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.38.

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