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American Eagle Airlines Reports November Traffic

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

American Eagle reported a November traffic increase of 18.1 percent year over year as capacity increased 14.0 percent. November load factor was 72.9 percent, an increase of 2.5 points compared to the same period last year.

American Eagle boarded more than 1.6 million passengers in November.

Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following page.

AMERICAN EAGLE

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

NOVEMBER


NOVEMBER




2010


2009


CHANGE

PASSENGER MILES (000)








SYSTEM

749,361


634,722


18.1%




AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

703,416


591,160


19.0




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

45,946


43,563


5.5











SEAT MILES (000)








SYSTEM

1,027,391


901,219


14.0%




AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

949,667


822,799


15.4




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

77,724


78,421


(0.9)











LOAD FACTOR








SYSTEM

72.9


70.4


2.5

pts



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

74.1


71.8


2.2




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

59.1


55.6


3.6











PASSENGERS BOARDED








SYSTEM

1,615,477


1,576,304


2.5%




AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,377,919


1,346,198


2.4




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

237,558


230,106


3.2





YEAR-TO-DATE




2010


2009


CHANGE

PASSENGER MILES (000)








SYSTEM

7,770,125


7,063,354


10.0%




AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

7,287,520


6,563,906


11.0




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

482,605


499,447


(3.4)











SEAT MILES (000)








SYSTEM

10,719,984


9,874,108


8.6%




AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

9,854,053


9,007,022


9.4




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

865,931


867,087


(0.1)











LOAD FACTOR








SYSTEM

72.5


71.5


0.9

pts



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

74.0


72.9


1.1




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

55.7


57.6


(1.9)











PASSENGERS BOARDED








SYSTEM

17,453,939


17,221,489


1.3%




AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

14,905,717


14,716,336


1.3




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

2,548,222


2,505,153


1.7



SOURCE American Eagle