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    American Eagle Airlines Reports August Traffic

    American Eagle reported an August load factor of 72.7 percent - an increase of 3.0 points compared to the same period last year.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle reported an August load factor of 72.7 percent - an increase of 3.0 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic decreased 3.1 percent year over year as capacity decreased 7.2 percent.

    American Eagle boarded nearly 1.7 million passengers in August.

    Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following page.
     

    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

      August
      20092008CHANGE
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 682,151704,302-3.1 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES631,735655,887-3.7
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES50,41648,4144.1
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 938,1751,010,759-7.2 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES857,656932,474-8.0
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES80,51978,2842.9
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 72.769.73.0 Pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES73.770.33.3
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES62.661.80.8
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 1,675,8001,683,661-0.5 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,427,8041,463,712-2.5
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES247996219,94912.8
         
      Year-To-Date
      20092008Change
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 5,126,4385,539,761-7.5 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES4,751,4605,158,198-7.9
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES374,978381,563-1.7
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 7,139,4047,778,361-8.2 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES6,503,1467,145,913-9.0
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES636,258632,4480.6
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 71.871.20.6 Pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES73.172.20.9
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES58.960.3-1.4
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 12,426,61213,310,794-6.6 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES10,566,71011,542,156-8.5
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES1,859,9021,768,6385.2


    SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines

     

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