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American Eagle Airlines Reports December Traffic

American Eagle Airlines reported systemwide traffic for December decreased 6.7 percent from December 2006, on a capacity decrease of 5.6 percent. System load factor was 69.4 percent, down 0.8 points year over year.

American Eagle boarded 1.6 million passengers in December.

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

 

DECEMBER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

2006

 

CHANGE

 

 

PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

671,436

 

719,497

 

(6.7)

%

 

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

623,942

 

673,925

 

(7.4)

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

47,494

 

45,572

 

4.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

967,729

 

1,024,624

 

(5.6)

%

 

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

884,009

 

948,189

 

(6.8)

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

83,721

 

76,435

 

9.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

69.4

 

70.2

 

(0.8)

pts

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

70.6

 

71.1

 

(0.5)

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

56.7

 

59.6

 

(2.9)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

1,604,734

 

1,716,282

 

(6.5)

%

 

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,386,462

 

1,496,181

 

(7.3)

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

218,272

 

220,101

 

(0.8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEAR-TO-DATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

2006

 

CHANGE

 

 

PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

8,905,781

 

8,995,012

 

(1.0)

%

 

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

8,341,900

 

8,421,734

 

(0.9)

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

563,881

 

573,278

 

(1.6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

12,133,188

 

12,214,268

 

(0.7)

%

 

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

11,214,431

 

11,300,883

 

(0.8)

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

918,757

 

913,385

 

0.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

73.4

 

73.6

 

(0.2)

pts

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

74.4

 

74.5

 

(0.1)

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

61.4

 

62.8

 

(1.4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

21,220,199

 

21,503,588

 

(1.3)

%

 

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

18,519,215

 

18,765,715

 

(1.3)

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

2,700,984

 

2,737,873

 

(1.3)

 

 


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 Eagle
Airlines, +1-817-967-1577, corp.comm@aa.com

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