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American Eagle Airlines Reports January Traffic

American Eagle Airlines reported systemwide traffic for January decreased 1.2 percent from January 2006, on a capacity increase of 1.4 percent. System load factor was 64.4 percent, down 1.7 points year over year.

American Eagle boarded 1.58 million passengers in January, down 0.9 percent from January 2006.

About American Eagle

American Eagle is the largest U.S. regional airline, operating more than 1,800 daily flights to more than 140 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

JANUARY

 

 

 

 

 

 

2006

 

2005

 

CHANGE

 

PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

661,556

 

669,711

 

(1.2)

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

616,676

 

622,784

 

(1.0)

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

44,881

 

46,927

 

(4.4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

1,026,904

 

1,012,786

 

1.4

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

948,129

 

931,247

 

1.8

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

78,775

 

81,539

 

(3.4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

64.4

 

66.1

 

(1.7)

pts

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

65.0

 

66.9

 

(1.9)

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

57.0

 

57.6

 

(0.6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

1,579,179

 

1,593,425

 

(0.9)

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,364,728

 

1,374,557

 

(0.7)

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

214,451

 

218,868

 

(2.0)

 

 

YEAR-TO-DATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

2006

 

CHANGE

 

PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

661,556

 

669,711

 

(1.2)

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

616,676

 

622,784

 

(1.0)

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

44,881

 

46,927

 

(4.4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

1,026,904

 

1,012,786

 

1.4

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

948,129

 

931,247

 

1.8

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

78,775

 

81,539

 

(3.4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

64.4

 

66.1

 

(1.7)

pts

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

65.0

 

66.9

 

(1.9)

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

57.0

 

57.6

 

(0.6)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

1,579,179

 

1,593,425

 

(0.9)

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,364,728

 

1,374,557

 

(0.7)

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

214,451

 

218,868

 

(2.0)

 


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FCMN Contact: rick.wilbins@aa.com

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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