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    American Eagle Airlines Reports August Traffic

    American Eagle Airlines reported systemwide traffic for August increased 2.9 percent from August 2006, on a capacity decrease of 0.7 percent. System load factor was 77.0 percent, up 2.7 points year over year.

    American Eagle boarded 1.9 million passengers in August, up 1.5 percent from August 2006.

    About American Eagle

    American Eagle operates more than 1,800 daily flights to more than 160 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in more than 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve more than 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. .

     


    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    AUGUST

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2007

     

    2006

     

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    815,383

     

    792,619

     

    2.9

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    762,704

     

    739,301

     

    3.2

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    52,679

     

    53,317

     

    (1.2)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SEAT MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    1,058,608

     

    1,066,107

     

    (0.7)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    978,969

     

    982,408

     

    (0.4)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    79,640

     

    83,699

     

    (4.8)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LOAD FACTOR

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    77.0

     

    74.3

     

    2.7

    pts

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    77.9

     

    75.3

     

    2.6

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    66.1

     

    63.7

     

    2.4

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    1,929,342

     

    1,899,956

     

    1.5

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,682,527

     

    1,655,219

     

    1.6

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    246,815

     

    244,737

     

    0.8

     

     

    YEAR-TO-DATE

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2007

     

    2006

     

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    6,041,638

     

    6,078,918

     

    (0.6)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    5,654,751

     

    5,670,311

     

    (0.3)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    386,887

     

    408,607

     

    (5.3)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SEAT MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    8,117,705

     

    8,157,079

     

    (0.6)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    7,506,707

     

    7,518,931

     

    (0.2)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    610,998

     

    638,148

     

    (4.3)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LOAD FACTOR

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    74.4

     

    74.5

     

    (0.1)

    pts

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    75.3

     

    75.4

     

    (0.1)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    63.3

     

    64.0

     

    (0.7)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    14,359,997

     

    14,575,927

     

    (1.5)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    12,478,968

     

    12,633,033

     

    (1.2)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    1,881,029

     

    1,942,894

     

    (3.2)

     

    Current AMR Corp. news releases can be accessed via the Internet. The address is http://www.aa.com/

    First Call Analyst:
    FCMN Contact: rick.wilbins@aa.com

    SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines

    CONTACT: Andrea Huguely, Corporate Communications of American Airlines,
    Fort Worth, Texas, +1-817-967-1577, corp.comm@aa.com

    Web site: http://www.aa.com/

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