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    American Eagle Airlines Reports April Traffic

    American Eagle Airlines reported systemwide traffic for April decreased 2.6 percent from April 2006, on a capacity decrease of 2.4 percent. System load factor was 74.2 percent, down 0.2 points year over year.

    American Eagle boarded 1.75 million passengers in April, down 4 percent from April 2006.

    About American Eagle

    American Eagle operates more than 1,800 daily flights to more than 160 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in more than 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve more than 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation . AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc..
     

     


    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    APRIL

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2007

     

    2006

     

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    738,185

     

    758,110

     

    (2.6)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    689,437

     

    705,486

     

    (2.3)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    48,748

     

    52,624

     

    (7.4)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SEAT MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    994,447

     

    1,018,792

     

    (2.4)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    920,676

     

    938,426

     

    (1.9)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    73,771

     

    80,366

     

    (8.2)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LOAD FACTOR

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    74.2

     

    74.4

     

    (0.2)

    pts

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    74.9

     

    75.2

     

    (0.3)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    66.1

     

    65.5

     

    0.6

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    1,753,747

     

    1,827,055

     

    (4.0)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,516,007

     

    1,573,420

     

    (3.6)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    237,740

     

    253,635

     

    (6.3)

     

     

    YEAR-TO-DATE

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2007

     

    2006

     

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    2,779,824

     

    2,814,893

     

    (1.2)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    2,596,817

     

    2,624,146

     

    (1.0)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    183,007

     

    190,747

     

    (4.1)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SEAT MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    3,940,510

     

    3,954,500

     

    (0.4)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    3,645,117

     

    3,645,648

     

    -

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    295,392

     

    308,852

     

    (4.4)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LOAD FACTOR

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    70.5

     

    71.2

     

    (0.7)

    pts

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    71.2

     

    72.0

     

    (0.8)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    62.0

     

    61.8

     

    0.2

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    6,623,479

     

    6,728,426

     

    (1.6)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    5,727,708

     

    5,820,365

     

    (1.6)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    895,771

     

    908,061

     

    (1.4)

     

     

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    First Call Analyst:
    FCMN Contact: rick.wilbins@aa.com

    SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines, Inc.

    CONTACT: Andrea Huguely, Corporate Communications of American Eagle
    Airlines, Inc., +1-817-967-1577, or corp.comm@aa.com

    Web site: http://www.aa.com/

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