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    American Eagle Airlines Reports February Traffic

    American Eagle reported a February load factor of 69.0 percent -- down 0.4 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic decreased 2.4 percent year over year as capacity decreased 1.9 percent.

    American Eagle boarded 1.5 million passengers in February.

    About American Eagle

    American Eagle operates more than 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 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

      February
      20082007CHANGE
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 607,697622,853-2.4 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES564,090581,796-3.0
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES43,60741,0566.2
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 880,608897,635-1.9 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES804,443829,955-3.1
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES76,16567,68012.5
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 69.069.4-0.4 Pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES70.170.1-
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES57.360.7-3.4
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 1,465,9471,492,881-1.8 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,262,1951,289,107-2.1
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES203,752203,774-0.0
         
      Year-To-Date
      20082007Change
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 1,243,1381,284,490-3.2 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,152,0951,198,482-3.9
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES91,04386,0075.9
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 1,853,5061,924,544-3.7 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,692,9191,778,090-4.8
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES160,587146,4559.6
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 67.166.70.4 Pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES68.167.40.7
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES56.758.7-2.0
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 2,987,5193,072,320-2.8 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES2,566,7262,653,868-3.3
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES420,793418,4520.6

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

    SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines

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

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