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    American Eagle Airlines Reports May Traffic

    American Eagle reported a May traffic increase of 17.0 percent year over year as capacity increased 13.4 percent.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle reported a May traffic increase of 17.0 percent year over year as capacity increased 13.4 percent. May load factor was 76.4 percent, an increase of 2.4 points compared to the same period last year.

    American Eagle boarded nearly 1.8 million passengers in May.

    Detailed traffic and capacity data follows.

    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

     
     

    MAY

      
       

    2011

    2010

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

         
     

    SYSTEM

    853,006

    728,930

    17.0

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    806,346

    685,067

    17.7

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    46,660

    43,863

    6.4

      
            

    SEAT MILES (000)

         
     

    SYSTEM

    1,116,027

    984,439

    13.4

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,036,167

    905,503

    14.4

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    79,861

    78,936

    1.2

      
            

    LOAD FACTOR

         
     

    SYSTEM

    76.4

    74.0

    2.4

    pts

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    77.8

    75.7

    2.2

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    58.4

    55.6

    2.9

      
            

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

         
     

    SYSTEM

    1,783,553

    1,634,931

    9.1

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,542,924

    1,394,765

    10.6

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    240,629

    240,166

    0.2

      
            

    YEAR-TO-DATE

     
       

    2011

    2010

    CHANGE

      

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

         
     

    SYSTEM

    3,715,135

    3,190,807

    16.4

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    3,497,834

    2,981,378

    17.3

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    217,301

    209,429

    3.8

      
            

    SEAT MILES (000)

         
     

    SYSTEM

    5,271,411

    4,561,179

    15.6

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    4,874,030

    4,171,344

    16.8

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    397,381

    389,836

    1.9

      
            

    LOAD FACTOR

         
     

    SYSTEM

    70.5

    70.0

    0.5

    pts

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    71.8

    71.5

    0.3

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    54.7

    53.7

    1.0

      
            

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

         
     

    SYSTEM

    7,832,199

    7,526,311

    4.1

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    6,704,329

    6,408,814

    4.6

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    1,127,870

    1,117,497

    0.9

      
      
             

     

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    SOURCE American Eagle

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