American Eagle Airlines Reports August Traffic

Sep 03, 2010, 16:02 ET from American Eagle Airlines

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle reported that its August traffic increased 13.8 percent year over year as capacity increased 13.2 percent. August load factor was 73.1 percent, an increase of 0.4 points compared to the same period last year.

American Eagle boarded 1.7 million passengers in August.

Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following page.

AMERICAN EAGLE

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

AUGUST





2010

2009

CHANGE

PASSENGER MILES (000)






SYSTEM

775,982

682,165

13.8

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

727,867

631,735

15.2




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

48,115

50,430

(4.6)


SEAT MILES (000)






SYSTEM

1,061,684

938,175

13.2

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

977,604

857,656

14.0




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

84,080

80,519

4.4


LOAD FACTOR






SYSTEM

73.1

72.7

0.4

pts



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

74.5

73.7

0.8




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

57.2

62.6

(5.4)


PASSENGERS BOARDED






SYSTEM

1,677,343

1,675,860

0.1

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,427,456

1,427,804

(0.0)




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

249,887

248,056

0.7













YEAR-TO-DATE




2010

2009

CHANGE


PASSENGER MILES (000)






SYSTEM

5,486,327

5,126,452

7.0

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

5,131,885

4,751,460

8.0




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

354,441

374,992

(5.5)









SEAT MILES (000)






SYSTEM

7,608,010

7,139,404

6.6

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

6,969,012

6,503,146

7.2




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

638,998

636,258

0.4









LOAD FACTOR






SYSTEM

72.1

71.8

0.3

pts



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

73.6

73.1

0.6




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

55.5

58.9

(3.5)


PASSENGERS BOARDED






SYSTEM

12,535,866

12,426,672

0.9

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

10,653,071

10,566,710

0.8




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

1,882,795

1,859,962

1.2





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SOURCE American Eagle Airlines



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