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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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