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    American Eagle Airlines Reports October Traffic

    American Eagle reported an October load factor of 69.6 percent -- down 3.9 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic decreased 15.5 percent year over year as capacity decreased 10.8 percent.

    American Eagle boarded 1.6 million passengers in October.

    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

      October
      20082007CHANGE
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 641,691759,654-15.5 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES607,985715,015-15.0
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES33,70644,639-24.5
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 921,3161,033,089-10.8 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES864,166959,545-9.9
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES57,15073,544-22.3
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 69.673.5-3.9 pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES70.474.5-4.1
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES59.060.7-1.7
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 1,577,4751,827,947-13.7 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,416,5661,618,269-12.5
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES160,909209,678-23.3
         
      Year-To-Date
      20082007Change
    PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 6,678,9467,510,703-9.9 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES6,323,6537,040,836-10.2
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES445,293469,867-5.2
         
    SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 9,610,38110,161,309-5.4 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES8,859,5369,402,936-5.8
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES750,845758,373-1.0
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 70.473.9-3.5 pts
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES71.474.9-3.5
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES59.362.0-2.7
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED    
    SYSTEM 16,294,52217,872,711-8.8 %
     AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES14,220,81115,609,662-8.9
     EXECUTIVE AIRLINES2,073,7112,263,049-8.4

     

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

    SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines

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

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