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    American Eagle Airlines Reports February Traffic

    American Eagle Airlines reported systemwide traffic for February decreased 2.3 percent from February 2006, on a capacity decrease of 1.5 percent. System load factor was 69.4 percent, down 0.6 points year over year.

    American Eagle boarded 1.49 million passengers in February, down 1.9 percent from February 2006.

    About American Eagle

    American Eagle operates more than 1,800 daily flights to more than 160 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 600 destinations in over 135 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

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2007

     

    2006

     

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    622,791

     

    637,628

     

    (2.3)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    581,779

     

    595,637

     

    (2.3)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    41,011

     

    41,991

     

    (2.3)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SEAT MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    897,634

     

    911,224

     

    (1.5)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    829,954

     

    841,360

     

    (1.4)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    67,680

     

    69,864

     

    (3.4)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LOAD FACTOR

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    69.4

     

    70.0

     

    (0.6)

    pts

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    70.1

     

    70.8

     

    (0.7)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    60.6

     

    60.1

     

    0.5

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    1,492,712

     

    1,521,519

     

    (1.9)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,289,061

     

    1,321,539

     

    (2.5)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    203,651

     

    199,980

     

    1.8

     

     

    YEAR-TO-DATE

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2007

     

    2006

     

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    1,284,427

     

    1,307,339

     

    (1.8)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,198,465

     

    1,218,421

     

    (1.6)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    85,962

     

    88,918

     

    (3.3)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SEAT MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    1,924,544

     

    1,924,010

     

    0.0

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,778,089

     

    1,772,607

     

    0.3

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    146,455

     

    151,403

     

    (3.3)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LOAD FACTOR

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    66.7

     

    67.9

     

    (1.2)

    pts

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    67.4

     

    68.7

     

    (1.3)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    58.7

     

    58.7

     

    0.0

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    3,072,151

     

    3,114,944

     

    (1.4)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    2,653,822

     

    2,696,096

     

    (1.6)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    418,329

     

    418,848

     

    (0.1)

     


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    SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines, Inc.

    CONTACT: Dave Jackson, Corporate Communications of American Eagle
    Airlines, Inc., +1-817-967-1577, or corp.comm@aa.com

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