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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

     

     

     

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