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    American Eagle Airlines Reports May Traffic

    American Eagle Airlines reported systemwide traffic for May decreased 0.9 percent from May 2006, on a capacity increase of 1.3 percent. System load factor was 75.5 percent, down 1.7 points year over year.

    American Eagle boarded 1.9 million passengers in May, down 2.3 percent from May 2006.

    About American Eagle

    American Eagle operates more than 1,800 daily flights to more than 160 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in more than 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, 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 serve more than 700 destinations in over 140 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. .




    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    MAY

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2007

     

    2006

     

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    802,624

     

    809,548

     

    (0.9)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    755,365

     

    758,476

     

    (0.4)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    47,259

     

    51,072

     

    (7.5)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SEAT MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    1,063,138

     

    1,049,006

     

    1.3

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    986,156

     

    969,605

     

    1.7

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    76,982

     

    79,400

     

    (3.0)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LOAD FACTOR

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    75.5

     

    77.2

     

    (1.7)

    pts

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    76.6

     

    78.2

     

    (1.6)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    61.4

     

    64.3

     

    (2.9)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    1,903,162

     

    1,948,920

     

    (2.3)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,673,260

     

    1,702,703

     

    (1.7)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    229,902

     

    246,187

     

    (6.6)

     

     

    YEAR-TO-DATE

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2007

     

    2006

     

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    3,582,510

     

    3,364,441

     

    (1.2)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    3,352,213

     

    3,382,622

     

    (0.9)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    230,296

     

    241,819

     

    (4.8)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SEAT MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    5,003,653

     

    5,003,506

     

    0.0

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    4,631,279

     

    4,615,254

     

    0.3

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    372,374

     

    388,252

     

    (4.1)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    LOAD FACTOR

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    71.6

     

    72.4

     

    (0.8)

    pts

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    72.4

     

    73.3

     

    (0.9)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    61.8

     

    62.3

     

    (0.5)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

     

     

    8,526,852

     

    8,677,346

     

    (1.7)

    %

     

     

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    7,401,057

     

    7,523,098

     

    (1.6)

     

     

     

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    1,125,795

     

    1,154,248

     

    (2.5)

     


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    First Call Analyst:
    FCMN Contact: rick.wilbins@aa.com

    SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines, Inc.

    CONTACT: Andrea Huguely, Corporate Communications of American Eagle
    Airlines, Inc., +1-817-967-1577, or corp.comm@aa.com

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