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    American Eagle Airlines Reports May Traffic

    American Eagle reported that May traffic increased 5.8 percent year over year as capacity increased 4.9 percent.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle reported that May traffic increased 5.8 percent year over year as capacity increased 4.9 percent. May load factor was 74.0 percent, an increase of 0.6 points compared to the same period last year.

    American Eagle boarded 1.6 million passengers in May.

    Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following page.

    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

     

    MAY

     
          

    2010

     

    2009

     

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

            
     

    SYSTEM

       

    728,933

     

    688,972

     

     5.8

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    685,070

     

    639,664

     

     7.1

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

     

    43,864

     

    49,308

     

    (11.0)

      
                 

    SEAT MILES (000)

             
     

    SYSTEM

       

    984,439

     

    938,089

     

     4.9

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    905,503

     

    855,047

     

     5.9

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

     

    78,936

     

    83,042

     

    (4.9)

      
                 

    LOAD FACTOR

             
     

    SYSTEM

       

    74.0

     

    73.4

     

    0.6

    pts

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    75.7

     

    74.8

     

    0.8

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

     

    55.6

     

    59.4

     

    (3.8)

      
                 

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

            
     

    SYSTEM

       

    1,634,923

     

    1,650,570

     

     (0.9)

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,394,757

     

    1,404,153

     

     (0.7)

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

     

    240,166

     

    246,417

     

    (2.5)

      
      
                

     

    YEAR-TO-DATE

     
          

    2010

     

    2009

     

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

            
     

    SYSTEM

       

    3,190,810

     

    3,020,704

     

     5.6

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    2,981,380

     

    2,800,478

     

     6.5

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

     

    209,429

     

    220,226

     

    (4.9)

      
                 

    SEAT MILES (000)

             
     

    SYSTEM

       

    4,561,179

     

    4,373,104

     

     4.3

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    4,171,344

     

    3,977,904

     

     4.9

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

     

    389,836

     

    395,200

     

    (1.4)

      
                 

    LOAD FACTOR

             
     

    SYSTEM

       

    70.0

     

    69.1

     

     0.9

    pts

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    71.5

     

    70.4

     

     1.1

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

     

    53.7

     

    55.7

     

    (2.0)

      
                 

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

            
     

    SYSTEM

       

    7,526,303

     

    7,275,463

     

     3.4

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    6,408,806

     

    6,182,295

     

     3.7

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

     

    1,117,497

     

    1,093,168

     

     2.2

      
      

     

    SOURCE American Eagle Airlines

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