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    American Eagle Airlines Reports March Traffic 2011

    American Eagle reported a March traffic increase of 18.8 percent year over year as capacity increased 20.4 percent.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle reported a March traffic increase of 18.8 percent year over year as capacity increased 20.4 percent. March load factor was 71.0 percent, a decrease of 0.9 points compared to the same period last year.

    American Eagle boarded nearly 1.7 million passengers in March.

    Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following page.
     

    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

      March
      20112010CHANGE
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 789,565664,47718.8%
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES742,818620,97919.6
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES46,74743,4987.5
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 1,112,628924,35420.4%
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,028,561844,72221.8
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES84,06779,6325.6
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 71.071.9(0.9) PTS
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES72.273.5(1.3)
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES55.654.61.0
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 1,667,3451,612,3053.4%
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,425,4281,381,8283.2
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES241,917230,4775.0
         
      Year-To-Date
      20112010Change
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 2,076,3201,761,53417.9%
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,949,3191,639,83218.9
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES127,001121,7034.4
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 3,069,9292,610,61217.6%
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES2,830,5082,378,35319.0
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES239,422232,2603.1
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 67.667.50.2 PTS
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES68.968.9(0.1)
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES53.052.40.6
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 4,403,3864,301,9232.4%
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES3,741,8443,657,3242.3
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES661,542644,5992.6
     

    SOURCE American Eagle

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