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American Eagle Airlines Reports December Traffic

American Eagle Airlines reported systemwide traffic for December increased 1.6 percent from December 2005, on a capacity increase of 3.6 percent.

American Eagle Airlines reported systemwide traffic for December increased 1.6 percent from December 2005, on a capacity increase of 3.6 percent. System load factor was 70.2 percent, down 1.4 points year over year.

American Eagle boarded 1.72 million passengers in December, up 1.6 percent from December 2005.

About American Eagle

American Eagle is the largest U.S. regional airline, operating more than 1,800 daily flights to more than 140 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 600 destinations in over 135 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

DECEMBER

 

 

 

 

 

 

2006

 

2005

 

CHANGE

 

PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

719,478

 

708,268

 

1.6

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

673,911

 

662,878

 

1.7

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

45,568

 

45,390

 

0.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

1,024,652

 

989,491

 

3.6

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

948,217

 

913,584

 

3.8

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

76,435

 

75,907

 

0.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

70.2

 

71.6

 

(1.4)

pts

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

71.1

 

72.6

 

(1.5)

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

59.6

 

59.8

 

(0.2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

1,716,238

 

1,689,321

 

1.6

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,496,155

 

1,473,806

 

1.5

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

220,083

 

215,515

 

2.1

 

 

YEAR-TO-DATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

2006

 

2005

 

CHANGE

 

PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

8,994,994

 

8,056,102

 

11.7

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

8,421,720

 

7,502,640

 

12.3

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

573,274

 

553,462

 

3.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

12,214,296

 

11,431,394

 

6.8

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

11,300,910

 

10,525,511

 

7.4

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

913,385

 

905,883

 

0.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

73.6

 

70.5

 

3.1

pts

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

74.5

 

71.3

 

3.2

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

62.8

 

61.1

 

1.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

21,503,544

 

20,162,094

 

6.7

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

18,765,689

 

17,534,410

 

7.0

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

2,737,855

 

2,627,684

 

4.2

 


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: Dave Jackson, Corporate Communications of American Eagle
Airlines, +1-817-967-1577, or corp.comm@aa.com

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

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