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    American Eagle Airlines Reports February Traffic

    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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