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American Eagle Airlines Reports January Traffic

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle reported a January traffic increase of 10.3 percent year-over-year as capacity increased 5.6 percent. January load factor was 67.2 percent, an increase of 2.8 points compared to the same period last year.

American Eagle boarded more than 1.5 million passengers in January.

Detailed traffic and capacity data follows.

AMERICAN EAGLE

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

 

JANUARY

 

 

 

2012

 

2011

 

CHANGE

PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

751,937

 

682,025

 

10.3

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

716,008

 

639,242

 

12.0

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

35,929

 

42,783

 

(16.0)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

1,118,801

 

1,059,283

 

5.6

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,051,901

 

975,464

 

7.8

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

66,900

 

83,819

 

(20.2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

67.2

 

64.4

 

2.8

pts

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

68.1

 

65.5

 

2.5*

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

53.7

 

51.0

 

2.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

1,514,934

 

1,447,295

 

4.7

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,321,876

 

1,226,273

 

7.8

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

193,058

 

221,022

 

(12.7)

 

*January 2012 load factor change number rounded to nearest tenth of a point.

YEAR-TO-DATE

 

 

 

 

2012

2011

CHANGE

PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

751,937

682,025

10.3

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

716.008

639,242

12.0

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

35,929

42,783

(16.0)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

1,118,801

1,059,283

5.6

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,051,901

975,464

7.8

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

66,900

83,819

(20.2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

67.2

64.4

2.8

pts

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

68.1

65.5

2.5*

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

53.7

51.0

2.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

1,514,934

1,447,295

4.7

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,321,876

1,226,273

7.8

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

193,058

221,022

(12.7)

 

*2012 Year-To-Date load factor change number rounded to nearest tenth of a point.

About American Eagle

American Eagle – named Best Regional Airline in North America by the 2011 World Airline Awards – operates more than 1,500 daily flights to over 170 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 260 airports in 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,300 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, 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 and members-elect serve approximately 900 destinations with more than 10,000 daily flights to 149 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. AMR Corporation common stock trades under the symbol "AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by OTC Markets Group.

AMR Corporation, and certain of its United States-based subsidiaries, including American Airlines, Inc. and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation, on Nov. 29 filed voluntary petitions for Chapter 11 reorganization in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. More information about the Chapter 11 filing is available on the Internet at http://aa.com/restructuring.

Current AMR Corp. news releases can be accessed at http://www.aa.com

 

 

 

SOURCE American Eagle

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