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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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