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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)

     


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