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    American Eagle Airlines Reports January Traffic

    American Eagle reported a January load factor of 61.2 percent - down 4.1 points compared to the same period last year.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle reported a January load factor of 61.2 percent - down 4.1 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic decreased 17.9 percent year over year as capacity decreased 12.4 percent.

    American Eagle boarded 1.3 million passengers in January.

    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

      January
      20092008CHANGE
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 521,926635,441-17.9 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES480,994588,005-18.2
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES40,93247,436-13.7
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 852,589972,897-12.4 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES771,966888,476-13.1
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES80,62384,422-4.5
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 61.265.3-4.1 pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES62.366.2-3.9
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES50.856.2-5.4
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 1,272,1391,521,572-16.4 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,070,6361,304,531-17.9
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES201,503217,041-7.2
         
      Year-To-Date
      20092008Change
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 521,926635,441-17.9 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES480,994588,005-18.2
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES40,93247,436-13.7
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 852,589972,897-12.4 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES771,966888,476-13.1
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES80,62384,422-4.5
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 61.265.3-4.1 pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES62.366.2-3.9
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES50.856.2-5.4
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 1,272,1391,521,572-16.4 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,070,6361,304,531-17.9
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES201,503217,041-7.2

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