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    American Eagle Airlines Reports May Traffic

    American Eagle reported a May load factor of 73.3 percent - an increase of 0.2 points compared to the same period last year.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle reported a May load factor of 73.3 percent - an increase of 0.2 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic decreased 14.3 percent year over year as capacity decreased 14.5 percent.

    American Eagle boarded nearly 1.5 million passengers in May.

    Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following page.

    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

      May
      20092008CHANGE
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 622,910726,806-14.3 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES578,418678,614-14.8
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES44,49248,192-7.7
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 849,572994,136-14.5 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES774,285914,026-15.3
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES75,28780,110-6.0
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 73.373.10.2 pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES74.774.20.5
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES59.160.2-1.1
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 1,492,5121,744,676-14.5 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,270,3781,522,748-16.6
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES222,134221,9280.1
         
      Year-To-Date
      20092008Change
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 2,954,6423,336,915-11.5 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES2,739,2323,100,948-11.7
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES215,410235,968-8.7
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 4,284,5874,744,461-9.7 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES3,897,1424,347,131-10.4
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES387,445397,331-2.5
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 69.070.3-1.4 pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES70.371.3-1.0
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES55.659.4-3.8
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 7,117,4058,035,308-11.4 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES6,048,5206,941,049-12.9
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES1,068,8851,094,259-2.3

     

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    SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines

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