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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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    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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