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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

     

     


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    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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