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American Eagle Airlines Reports March Traffic 2012

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle reported a March traffic increase of 6.0 percent year-over-year as capacity decreased 0.9 percent. March load factor was 75.9 percent, an increase of 5.0 points (rounded to the nearest tenth of a percent) compared to the same period last year.  

American Eagle boarded almost 1.7 million passengers in March.

Detailed traffic and capacity data follows.
 

AMERICAN EAGLE

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

  March
  20122011CHANGE
PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 836,848789,5896.0 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES815,310742,8299.8
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES21,53846,761(53.9)
     
SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 1,102,1741,112,628(0.9) %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,066,5431,028,5613.7
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES35,63284,067(57.6)
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 75.971.05.0 PTS
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES76.472.24.2
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES60.455.64.8
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED    
SYSTEM 1,679,2071,667,4590.7 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,563,8071,425,4819.7
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES115,400241,978(52.3)
     
  Year-To-Date
  20122011Change
PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 2,308,0832,076,34411.2 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES2,230,7501,949,32914.4
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES77,333127,016(39.1)
     
SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 3,245,1583,069,9295.7 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES3,109,3552,830,5089.9
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES135,803239,422(43.3)
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 71.167.63.5 PTS
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES71.768.92.9
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES56.953.13.9
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED    
SYSTEM 4,653,4214,403,5005.7 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES4,239,1233,741,89713.3
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES414,298661,603(37.4)
 

 

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.

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