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    American Eagle Airlines Reports July Traffic

    American Eagle reported that its July traffic increased 8.2 percent year over year as capacity increased 10.6 percent.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle reported that its July traffic increased 8.2 percent year over year as capacity increased 10.6 percent. July load factor was 76.1 percent, a decrease of 1.7 points compared to the same period last year.

    American Eagle boarded 1.7 million passengers in July.

    Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following page.

    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    JULY

     
            
       

    2010

    2009

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

         
     

    SYSTEM

    782,985

    723,940

    8.2

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    731,493

    669,732

    9.2

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    51,492

    54,208

    (5.0)

      
            

    SEAT MILES (000)

         
     

    SYSTEM

    1,028,813

    929,990

    10.6

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    942,539

    848,826

    11.0

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    86,274

    81,164

    6.3

      
            

    LOAD FACTOR

         
     

    SYSTEM

    76.1

    77.8

    (1.7)

    pts

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    77.6

    78.9

    (1.3)

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    59.7

    66.8

    (7.1)

      
            

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

         
     

    SYSTEM

    1,700,070

    1,773,830

    (4.2)

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,432,059

    1,506,549

    (4.9)

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    268,011

    267,281

    0.3

      
            

    YEAR-TO-DATE

     
            
       

    2010

    2009

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

         
     

    SYSTEM

    4,710,327

    4,444,287

    6.0

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    4,404,012

    4,119,725

    6.9

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    306,315

    324,563

    (5.6)

      
            

    SEAT MILES (000)

         
     

    SYSTEM

    6,546,322

    6,201,229

    5.6

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    5,991,406

    5,645,490

    6.1

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    554,917

    555,738

    (0.1)

      
            

    LOAD FACTOR

         
     

    SYSTEM

    72.0

    71.7

    0.3

    pts

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    73.5

    73.0

    0.5

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    55.2

    58.4

    (3.2)

      
            

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

         
     

    SYSTEM

    10,858,481

    10,750,812

    1.0

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    9,225,595

    9,138,906

    0.9

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    1,632,886

    1,611,906

    1.3

      
           

     

    SOURCE American Eagle Airlines

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