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

By Shiri Gupta

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. Lan Airlines is next with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.41. Hawaiian Holdings ranks third highest with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.40.

Skywest follows with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.35, and JetBlue Airways rounds out the top five with a a debt to asset ratio of 0.35.

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