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    American Eagle Airlines Reports September Traffic

    American Eagle reported a September traffic increase of 9.2 percent year over year as capacity increased 7.8 percent.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle reported a September traffic increase of 9.2 percent year over year as capacity increased 7.8 percent. September load factor was 72.6 percent, an increase of 0.9 points compared to the same period last year.

    American Eagle boarded more than 1.6 million passengers in September.

    Detailed traffic and capacity data follows.

    AMERICAN EAGLE

     

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

     
      

    SEPTEMBER

     
       

    2011

     

    2010

     

    CHANGE

      

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

          
     

    SYSTEM

    796,979

     

    729,896

     

    9.2

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    762,143

     

    692,292

     

    10.1

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    34,836

     

    37,604

     

    (7.4)

      
              

    SEAT MILES (000)

          
     

    SYSTEM

    1,097,106

     

    1,017,837

     

    7.8

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,032,532

     

    945,977

     

    9.1

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    64,574

     

    71,859

     

    (10.1)

      
              

    LOAD FACTOR

          
     

    SYSTEM

    72.6

     

    71.7

     

    0.9

    pts

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    73.8

     

    73.2

     

    0.6

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    53.9

     

    52.3

     

    1.6

      
              

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

          
     

    SYSTEM

    1,654,174

     

    1,570,193

     

    5.3

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    1,476,867

     

    1,375,317

     

    7.4

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    177,307

     

    194,876

     

    (9.0)

      
      
             

     
      

    YEAR-TO-DATE

     
       

    2011

    2010

    CHANGE

      

    PASSENGER MILES (000)

         
     

    SYSTEM

    7,146,195

    6,216,255

    15.0

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    6,755,683

    5,824,193

    16.0

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    390,512

    392,062

    (0.4)

      
            

    SEAT MILES (000)

         
     

    SYSTEM

    9,782,803

    8,625,849

    13.4

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    9,093,965

    7,914,991

    14.9

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    688,838

    710,857

    (3.1)

      
            

    LOAD FACTOR

         
     

    SYSTEM

    73.0

    72.1

    1.0

    pts

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    74.3

    73.6

    0.7

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    56.7

    55.2

    1.5

      
            

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

         
     

    SYSTEM

    14,906,683

    14,106,149

    5.7

    %

     
      

    AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

    12,902,721

    12,028,430

    7.3

      
      

    EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

    2,003,962

    2,077,719

    (3.5)

      
      
           

     

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    SOURCE American Eagle

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