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American Eagle Airlines Reports April Traffic

American Eagle reported an April load factor of 72.6 percent - an increase of 1.8 points compared to the same period last year.

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle reported an April load factor of 72.6 percent - an increase of 1.8 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic decreased 5.5 percent year over year as capacity decreased 7.8 percent.

American Eagle boarded more than 1.5 million passengers in April.

Detailed traffic and capacity data follow.

AMERICAN EAGLE

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

  April
  20092008CHANGE
PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 644,432681,829-5.5 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES595,885635,565-6.2
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES48,54646,2644.9
     
SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 887,719963,257-7.8 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES808,144886,578-8.8
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES79,57576,6793.8
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 72.670.81.8 Pts
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES73.771.72.0
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES61.060.30.7
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED    
SYSTEM 1,545,3141,639,186-5.7%
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,308,3001,423,142-8.1
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES237,014216,0449.7
     
  Year-To-Date
  20092008Change
PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 2,331,6542,610,110-10.7 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES2,160,8142,422,334-10.8
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES170,840187,775-9.0
     
SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 3,435,0153,750,325-8.4 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES3,122,8573,433,104-10.8
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES170,840187,775-9.0
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 67.969.6-1.7 Pts
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES69.270.6-1.4
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES54.759.2-4.5
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED    
SYSTEM 5,624,6236,290,632-10.6 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES4,778,1425,418,301-11.8
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES846,481872,331-3.0

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SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines

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