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American Eagle Airlines Reports August Traffic

American Eagle reported an August load factor of 69.7 percent -- down 7.3 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic decreased 13.6 percent year over year as capacity decreased 4.5 percent.

American Eagle boarded nearly 1.7 million passengers in August.

About American Eagle

American Eagle operates over 1,700 daily flights to more than 150 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 serves over 240 cities in 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 We know why you fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. .

AMERICAN EAGLE

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

  August
  20082007CHANGE
PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 704,179815,384-13.6 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES655,883762,705-14.0
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES48,29652,679-8.3
     
SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 1,010,7281,058,608-4.5 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES932,466978,969-4.8
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES78,26279,640-1.7
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 69.777.0-7.3 Pts
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES70.377.9-7.6
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES61.766.1-4.4
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED    
SYSTEM 1,683,2151,929,342-12.8 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,463,6841,682,527-13.0
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES219,531246,815-11.1
     
  Year-To-Date
  20082007Change
PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 5,539,6386,041,639-8.3 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES5,158,1875,654,752-8.8
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES381,451386,887-1.4
     
SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 7,778,3318,117,705-4.2 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES7,145,9057,506,707-4.8
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES632,426610,9983.5
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 71.274.4-3.2 Pts
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES72.275.3-3.1
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES60.363.3-3.0
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED    
SYSTEM 13,310,34814,359,997-7.3 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES11,542,12812,478,968-7.5
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES1,768,2201,881,029-6.0


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

SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines

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

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