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    American Eagle Airlines Reports April Traffic

    American Eagle reported an April traffic increase of 12.2 percent year over year as capacity increased 12.4 percent.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle reported an April traffic increase of 12.2 percent year over year as capacity increased 12.4 percent. April load factor was 72.4 percent, a decrease of 0.1 points compared to the same period last year.

    American Eagle boarded more than 1.6 million passengers in April.

    Detailed traffic and capacity data are as follows:

    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

     
     

    APRIL

     
       

    2011

     

    2010

     

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

    785,657

     

    700,342

     

    12.2%

      
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    742,061

     

    656,479

     

    13.0

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    43,596

     

    43,863

     

    (0.6)

      
              

    SEAT MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

    1,085,450

     

    966,128

     

    12.4%

      
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,007,352

     

    887,488

     

    13.5

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    78,098

     

    78,640

     

    (0.7)

      
              

    LOAD FACTOR

           
     

    SYSTEM

    72.4

     

    72.5

     

    (0.1) pts

      
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    73.7

     

    74.0

     

    (0.3)

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    55.8

     

    55.8

     

    0.0

      
              

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

           
     

    SYSTEM

    1,644,935

     

    1,589,457

     

    3.5%

      
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,419,398

     

    1,356,725

     

    4.6

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    225,537

     

    232,732

     

    (3.1)

      
              
     

    YEAR-TO-DATE

     
       

    2011

     

    2010

     

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

    2,862,001

     

    2,461,876

     

    16.3%

      
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    2,691,390

     

    2,296,311

     

    17.2

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    170,611

     

    165,566

     

    3.0

      
              

    SEAT MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

    4,155,379

     

    3,576,740

     

    16.2%

      
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    3,837,860

     

    3,265,841

     

    17.5

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    317,520

     

    310,900

     

    2.1

      
              

    LOAD FACTOR

           
     

    SYSTEM

    68.9

     

    68.8

     

    0.04 pts

      
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    70.1

     

    70.3

     

    (0.2)

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    53.7

     

    53.3

     

    0.5

      
              

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

           
     

    SYSTEM

    6,048,435

     

    5,891,380

     

    2.7%

      
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    5,161,295

     

    5,014,049

     

    2.9

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    887,140

     

    877,331

     

    1.1

      
      
              

     

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    SOURCE American Eagle

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