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American Eagle Airlines Reports January Traffic

American Eagle reported a January load factor of 65.3 percent -- an improvement of 0.9 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic decreased 4.0 percent year over year as capacity decreased 5.3 percent. American Eagle boarded 1.5 million passengers in January.

About American Eagle

American Eagle operates more than 1,700 daily flights to more than 150 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 700 destinations in over 140 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2008

 

2007

 

CHANGE

 

 

PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

635,423

 

661,637

 

(4.0)

%

 

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

588,006

 

616,686

 

(4.7)

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

47,417

 

44,951

 

5.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

972,897

 

1,026,910

 

(5.3)

%

 

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

888,476

 

948,135

 

(6.3)

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

84,422

 

78,775

 

7.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

65.3

 

64.4

 

0.9

pts

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

66.2

 

65.0

 

1.2

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

56.2

 

57.1

 

(0.9)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

1,521,494

 

1,579,439

 

(3.7)

%

 

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,304,531

 

1,364,761

 

(4.4)

 

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

 

216,963

 

214,678

 

1.1

 

 


Current AMR Corp. news releases can be accessed via the Internet. The address is http://www.aa.com/

First Call Analyst:
FCMN Contact: rick.wilbins@aa.com

SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines

CONTACT: Fort Worth, Texas, Andrea Huguely, Corporate Communications of
American Eagle Airlines, +1-817-967-1577, corp.comm@aa.com

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