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    American Eagle Airlines Reports July Traffic

    American Eagle reported a July load factor of 73.1 percent -- down 6.5 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic decreased 9.1 percent year over year as capacity decreased 0.9 percent.

    American Eagle boarded 1.8 million passengers in July.
     

    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

      July
      20082007CHANGE
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 761,731837,689-9.1 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES711,134782,960-9.2
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES50,59754,729-7.6
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 1,042,3531,051,997-0.9 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES962,665971,830-0.9
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES79,68780,167-0.6
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 73.179.6-6.5 Pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES73.980.6-6.7
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES63.568.3-4.8
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 1,815,7821,989,789-8.7 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,582,7811,725,452-8.3
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES233,001264,337-11.9
         
      Year-To-Date
      20082007Change
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 4,835,4215,226,255-7.5 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES4,502,3124,892,047-8.0
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES333,109334,208-0.3
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 6,767,6037,059,097-4.1 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES6,213,4396,527,738-4.8
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES554,164531,3594.3
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 71.474.0-2.6 pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES72.574.9-2.4
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES60.162.9-2.8
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 11,626,98512,430,655-2.6 pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES10,078,44410,796,441-6.7
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES1,548,5411,634,214-5.2


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    SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines

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    Airlines, Fort Worth, Texas, +1-817-967-1577, corp.comm@aa.com

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