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American Eagle Airlines Reports February Traffic

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle reported a February traffic increase of 18.9 percent year-over-year as capacity increased 14.0 percent. February load factor was 70.2 percent, an increase of 2.9 points compared to the same period last year.

American Eagle boarded almost 1.5 million passengers in February.

Detailed traffic and capacity data follows.

 

AMERICAN EAGLE

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

FEBRUARY

 

 

 

2012

 

2011

 

CHANGE

PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

719,130

 

604,730

 

18.9

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

699,323

 

567,258

 

23.3

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

19,807

 

37,471

 

(47.1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

1,024,176

 

898,019

 

14.0

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

990,905

 

826,483

 

19.9

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

33,272

 

71,536

 

(53.5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

70.2

 

67.3

 

2.9

pts

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

70.6

 

68.6

 

1.9*

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

59.5

 

52.4

 

7.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

1,458,806

 

1.288,746

 

13.2

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,353,109

 

1,090,143

 

24.1

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

105,697

 

198.603

 

(46.8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*February 2012 load factor change number rounded to nearest tenth of a point.

YEAR-TO-DATE

 

 

 

2012

2011

CHANGE

PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

1,471,160

1,286,755

14.3

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,415.401

1,206,500

17.3

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

55,759

80,255

(30.5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

2,142,973

1,957,302

9.5

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

2,042,801

1,801,947

13.4

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

100,172

155,355

(35.5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

68.7

65.7

2.9*

pts

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

69.3

67.0

2.3

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

55.7

51.7

4.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

2,973,931

2,736,041

8.7

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

2,675,138

2,316,416

15.5

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

298,793

419,625

(28.8)

 

*2012 Year-To-Date load factor change number rounded to nearest tenth of a point.

About American Eagle
American Eagle – named Best Regional Airline in North America by the 2011 World Airline Awards – operates more than 1,500 daily flights to over 170 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 260 airports in 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,300 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, 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 and members-elect serve approximately 900 destinations with more than 10,000 daily flights to 149 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. AMR Corporation common stock trades under the symbol "AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by OTC Markets Group.

AMR Corporation, and certain of its United States-based subsidiaries, including American Airlines, Inc. and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation, on Nov. 29 filed voluntary petitions for Chapter 11 reorganization in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. More information about the Chapter 11 filing is available on the Internet at http://aa.com/restructuring.

Current AMR Corp. news releases can be accessed at http://www.aa.com

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