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    American Eagle Airlines Reports November Traffic

    American Eagle reported a November load factor of 70.4 percent, an increase of 3.1 points compared to the same period last year.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle reported a November load factor of 70.4 percent, an increase of 3.1 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic increased 11.7 percent year over year as capacity increased 6.8 percent.

    American Eagle boarded nearly 1.6 million passengers in November.

    Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following page.

    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

      November
      20092008CHANGE
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 634,582568,11811.7 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES591,043525,11712.6
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES43,54043,0001.3
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 901,215844,1556.8 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES822,794767,9737.1
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES78,42176,1822.9
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 70.467.33.1 pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES71.868.43.5
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES55.556.4-0.9
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 1,575,9721,386,889-13.6 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,345,9671,180,70414.0
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES230,005206,18511.6
         
      Year-To-Date
      20092008Change
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 7,063,2137,337,168-3.7 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES6,563,7906,840,311-4.0
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES499,424496,8570.5
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 9,874,10410,454,536-5.6 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES9,007,0179,613,739-6.3
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES867,087840,7973.1
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 71.570.21.4 pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES72.971.21.7
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES57.659.1-1.5
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 17,221,15717,681,757-2.6 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES14,716,10515,355,133-4.2
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES2,505,0522,326,6247.7

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    SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines

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