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    American Eagle Airlines Reports October Traffic

    American Eagle reported an October traffic increase of 18.3 percent year over year as capacity increased 15.0 percent.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle reported an October traffic increase of 18.3 percent year over year as capacity increased 15.0 percent. October load factor was 75.4 percent, an increase of 2.1 points compared to the same period last year.

    American Eagle boarded more than 1.7 million passengers in October.

    Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following page.

    AMERICAN EAGLE

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    OCTOBER

     
      
     

    OCTOBER

      
       

    2010

     

    2009

     

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

    804,456

     

    680,107

     

    18.3

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    759,905

     

    636,608

     

    19.4

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    44,551

     

    43,499

     

    2.4

      
              

    SEAT MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

    1,066,744

     

    927,414

     

    15.0

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    989,395

     

    850,461

     

    16.3

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    77,349

     

    76,953

     

    0.5

      
              

    LOAD FACTOR

           
     

    SYSTEM

    75.4

     

    73.3

     

    2.1

    pts

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    76.8

     

    74.9

     

    2.0

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    57.6

     

    56.5

     

    1.1

      
              

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

           
     

    SYSTEM

    1,732,117

     

    1,686,388

     

    2.7

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,499,350

     

    1,461,252

     

    2.6

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    232,767

     

    225,136

     

    3.4

      
      
             

     
      
     

    YEAR-TO-DATE

      
       

    2010

     

    2009

     

    CHANGE

     

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

    7,020,711

     

    6,428,631

     

    9.2

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    6,584,098

     

    5,972,747

     

    10.2

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    436,613

     

    455,884

     

    (4.2)

      
              

    SEAT MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

    9,692,592

     

    8,972,889

     

    8.0

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    8,904,386

     

    8,184,223

     

    8.8

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    788,207

     

    788,666

     

    (0.1)

      
              

    LOAD FACTOR

           
     

    SYSTEM

    72.4

     

    71.6

     

    0.8

    pts

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    73.9

     

    73.0

     

    1.0

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    55.4

     

    57.8

     

    (2.4)

      
              

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

           
     

    SYSTEM

    15,838,266

     

    15,645,185

     

    1.2

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    13,527,780

     

    13,370,138

     

    1.2

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    2,310,486

     

    2,275,047

     

    1.6

      
      
             

     

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    SOURCE American Eagle Airlines

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