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American Eagle Airlines Reports September Traffic

American Eagle Airlines reported systemwide traffic for September increased 1.8 percent from September 2006, on a capacity increase of 1.0 percent. System load factor was 70.2 percent, up 0.5 points year over year.

American Eagle boarded 1.7 million passengers in September, up 2.0 percent from September 2006.

About American Eagle

American Eagle operates more than 1,800 daily flights to more than 160 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Mexico and the Caribbean on behalf of American Airlines. American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in more than 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve more than 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. .



AMERICAN EAGLE

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

SEPTEMBER

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

2006

 

CHANGE

 

PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

709,397

 

697,068

 

1.8

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

671,066

 

661,547

 

1.4

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

38,331

 

35,521

 

7.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

1,010,517

 

1,000,492

 

1.0

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

936,687

 

934,025

 

0.3

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

73,830

 

66,467

 

11.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

70.2

 

69.7

 

0.5

pts

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

71.6

 

70.8

 

0.8

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

51.9

 

53.4

 

(1.5)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

1,684,696

 

1,651,493

 

2.0

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,512,400

 

1,486,228

 

1.8

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

172,296

 

165,265

 

4.3

 

 

YEAR-TO-DATE

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

2006

 

CHANGE

 

PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

6,751,036

 

6,775,986

 

(0.4)

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

6,325,818

 

6,331,858

 

(0.1)

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

425,218

 

444,128

 

(4.3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

9,128,222

 

9,157,571

 

(0.3)

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

8,443,394

 

8,452,956

 

(0.1)

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

684,829

 

704,615

 

(2.8)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

74.0

 

74.0

 

-

pts

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

74.9

 

74.9

 

-

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

62.1

 

63.0

 

(0.9)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

 

 

16,044,694

 

16,227,420

 

(1.1)

%

 

 

AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

13,991,369

 

14,119,261

 

(0.9)

 

 

 

EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

2,053,325

 

2,108,159

 

(2.6)

 


Current AMR Corp. news releases can be accessed via the Internet. The address is http://www.aa.com/.

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

SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines

CONTACT: Andrea Huguely, Corporate Communications, +1-817-967-1577,
corp.comm@aa.com

Web site: http://www.aa.com/

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