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American Eagle Airlines Reports February Traffic

American Eagle reported a February traffic increase of 14.7 percent year over year as capacity increased 13.6 percent.

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle reported a February traffic increase of 14.7 percent year over year as capacity increased 13.6 percent. February load factor was 67.3 percent, an increase of 0.6 points compared to the same period last year.

American Eagle boarded more than 1.28 million passengers in February.

Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following page.

AMERICAN EAGLE

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

 
   

FEBRUARY

    
   

2011

 

2010

 

CHANGE

  

PASSENGER MILES (000)

       
 

SYSTEM

604,659

 

527,387

 

14.7

%

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

567,254

 

489,722

 

15.8

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

37,406

 

37,665

 

(0.7)

  
          

SEAT MILES (000)

       
 

SYSTEM

898,018

 

790,460

 

13.6

%

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

826,482

 

718,429

 

15.0

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

71,536

 

72,031

 

(0.7)

  
          

LOAD FACTOR

       
 

SYSTEM

67.3

 

66.7

 

0.6

pts

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

68.6

 

68.2

 

0.5

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

52.3

 

52.3

 

(0.0)

  
          

PASSENGERS BOARDED

       
 

SYSTEM

1,288,426

 

1,294,149

 

(0.4)

%

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,090,101

 

1,093,536

 

(0.3)

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

198,325

 

200,613

 

(1.1)

  
          
   

YEAR-TO-DATE

    
   

2011

 

2010

 

CHANGE

 

PASSENGER MILES (000)

       
 

SYSTEM

1,286,685

 

1,097,057

 

17.3

%

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,206,496

 

1,018,852

 

18.4

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

80,189

 

78,204

 

2.5

  
          

SEAT MILES (000)

       
 

SYSTEM

1,957,302

 

1,686,258

 

16.1

%

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,801,946

 

1,533,631

 

17.5

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

155,355

 

152,628

 

1.8

  
          

LOAD FACTOR

       
 

SYSTEM

65.7

 

65.1

 

0.7

pts

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

67.0

 

66.4

 

0.5

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

51.6

 

51.2

 

0.4

  
          

PASSENGERS BOARDED

       
 

SYSTEM

2,735,721

 

2,689,618

 

1.7

%

 
  

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

2,316,374

 

2,275,496

 

1.8

  
  

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

419,347

 

414,122

 

1.3

  
  
         

 

SOURCE American Eagle

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