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American Eagle Airlines Reports April Traffic

American Eagle reported that its April traffic increased 8.7 percent year over year as capacity increased 8.8 percent.

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle reported that its April traffic increased 8.7 percent year over year as capacity increased 8.8 percent. April load factor was 72.5 percent, down 0.1 percent when compared to the same period last year.

American Eagle boarded nearly 1.6 million passengers in April.

Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following page.

AMERICAN EAGLE

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

 

APRIL

 
      

2010

 

2009

 

CHANGE

 

PASSENGER MILES (000)

        
 

SYSTEM

   

700,318

 

644,510

 

 8.7

%

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

656,481

 

595,885

 

 10.2

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

43,837

 

48,624

 

(9.8)

  
             

SEAT MILES (000)

         
 

SYSTEM

   

966,128

 

887,719

 

 8.8

%

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

887,488

 

808,144

 

 9.8

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

78,640

 

79,575

 

(1.2)

  
             

LOAD FACTOR

         
 

SYSTEM

   

72.5

 

72.6

 

(0.1)

pts

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

74.0

 

73.7

 

0.2

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

55.7

 

61.1

 

(5.4)

  
             

PASSENGERS BOARDED

        
 

SYSTEM

   

1,589,400

 

1,545,584

 

 2.8

%

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,356,727

 

1,308,300

 

 3.7

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

232,673

 

237,284

 

(1.9)

  
  
            

 
  

YEAR-TO-DATE

 
      

2010

 

2009

 

CHANGE

 

PASSENGER MILES (000)

        
 

SYSTEM

   

2,461,852

 

2,331,732

 

 5.6

%

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

2,296,313

 

2,160,814

 

 6.3

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

165,539

 

170,918

 

(3.1)

  
             

SEAT MILES (000)

         
 

SYSTEM

   

3,576,740

 

3,435,015

 

 4.1

%

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

3,265,841

 

3,122,857

 

 4.6

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

310,900

 

312,158

 

(0.4)

  
             

LOAD FACTOR

         
 

SYSTEM

   

68.8

 

67.9

 

 0.9

pts

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

70.3

 

69.2

 

 1.1

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

53.2

 

54.8

 

(1.5)

  
             

PASSENGERS BOARDED

        
 

SYSTEM

   

5,891,323

 

5,624,893

 

 4.7

%

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

5,014,051

 

4,778,142

 

 4.9

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

877,272

 

846,751

 

 3.6

  
  
            

 

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SOURCE American Eagle Airlines

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