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American Eagle Airlines Reports August Traffic

American Eagle reported an August traffic increase of 10.2 percent year over year as capacity increased 7.5 percent.

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle reported an August traffic increase of 10.2 percent year over year as capacity increased 7.5 percent. August load factor was 75.0 percent, an increase of 1.9 points compared to the same period last year.

American Eagle boarded more than 1.7 million passengers in August.

Detailed traffic and capacity data follows.

AMERICAN EAGLE

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY


AUGUST




2011

2010

CHANGE

PASSENGER MILES (000)






SYSTEM

855,091

776,014

10.2

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

811,147

727,883

11.4




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

43,944

48,131

(8.7)









SEAT MILES (000)






SYSTEM

1,140,824

1,061,685

7.5

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,067,259

977,606

9.2




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

73,565

84,080

(12.5)









LOAD FACTOR






SYSTEM

75.0

73.1

1.9

pts



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

76.0

74.5

1.5




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

59.7

57.2

2.5









PASSENGERS BOARDED






SYSTEM

1,757,788

1,677,433

4.8

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,538,507

1,427,498

7.8




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

219,281

249,935

(12.3)






YEAR-TO-DATE




2011

2010

CHANGE


PASSENGER MILES (000)






SYSTEM

6,349,201

5,486,359

15.7

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

5,993,531

5,131,901

16.8




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

355,670

354,458

0.3









SEAT MILES (000)






SYSTEM

8,685,694

7,608,012

14.2

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

8,061,430

6,969,014

15.7




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

624,263

638,998

(2.3)









LOAD FACTOR






SYSTEM

73.1

72.1

1.0

pts



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

74.3

73.6

0.7




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

57.0

55.5

1.5









PASSENGERS BOARDED






SYSTEM

13,252,452

12,535,956

5.7

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

11,425,824

10,653,113

7.3




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

1,826,628

1,882,843

(3.0)





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SOURCE American Eagle

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