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    American Eagle Airlines Reports February Traffic

    American Eagle reported a February load factor of 65.2 percent - down 3.8 points compared to the same period last year.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle reported a February load factor of 65.2 percent - down 3.8 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic decreased 14.1 percent year over year as capacity decreased 9.1 percent.

    American Eagle boarded 1.3 million passengers in February.
     

    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

      February
      20092008CHANGE
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 522,027607,684-14.1 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES485,072564,084-14.0
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES36,95543,600-15.2
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 800,520880,608-9.1 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES728,597804,443-9.4
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES71,92376,165-5.6
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 65.269.0-3.8 Pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES66.670.1-3.5
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES51.457.2-5.9
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 1,264,9641,465,903-13.7 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,079,3911,262,178-14.5
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES185,573203,725-8.9
         
      Year-To-Date
      20092008Change
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 1,043,9531,243,125-16.0 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES966,0661,152,089-16.1
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES77,88891,037-14.4
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 1,653,1091,853,506-10.8 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,500,5631,692,919-11.4
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES152,546160,587-5.0
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 63.267.1-3.9 Pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES64.468.1-3.7
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES51.156.7-5.6
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 2,537,1032,987,475-15.1 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES2,150,0272,566,709-16.2
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES387,076420,766-8.0


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