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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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