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    American Eagle Airlines Reports February Traffic

    American Eagle reported that February traffic increased 1.0 percent year over year as capacity decreased 1.3 percent.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle reported that February traffic increased 1.0 percent year over year as capacity decreased 1.3 percent. February load factor was 66.7 percent, an increase of 1.5 points compared to the same period last year.

    American Eagle boarded 1.3 million passengers in February.

    Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following page.

    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

      February
      20102009CHANGE
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 527,282522,1301.0 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES489,661485,0171.0
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES37,62137,1141.4
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 790,460800,520-1.3 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES718,429728,476-1.4
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES72,03172,0440.0
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 66.765.21.5 Pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES68.266.61.6
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES52.251.50.7
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 1,293,8971,265,2262.3 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,093,4421,078,9151.3
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES200,455186,3117.6
         
      Year-To-Date
      20102009Change
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 1,096,9521,044,0565.1 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,018,791966,0105.5
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES78,16178,0460.1
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 1,686,2581,653,1092.0 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,533,6311,500,4422.2
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES152,628152,6680.0
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 65.163.21.9 Pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES66.464.42.0
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES51.251.10.1
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 2,689,3662,537,3656.0 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES2,275,4022,149,5515.9
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES413,964387,8146.7

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    SOURCE American Eagle Airlines

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