American Eagle Airlines Reports February Traffic

Mar 03, 2011, 16:32 ET from American Eagle

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Eagle reported a February traffic increase of 14.7 percent year over year as capacity increased 13.6 percent. February load factor was 67.3 percent, an increase of 0.6 points compared to the same period last year.

American Eagle boarded more than 1.28 million passengers in February.

Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following page.

AMERICAN EAGLE

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY




FEBRUARY







2011


2010


CHANGE


PASSENGER MILES (000)








SYSTEM

604,659


527,387


14.7

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

567,254


489,722


15.8




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

37,406


37,665


(0.7)











SEAT MILES (000)








SYSTEM

898,018


790,460


13.6

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

826,482


718,429


15.0




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

71,536


72,031


(0.7)











LOAD FACTOR








SYSTEM

67.3


66.7


0.6

pts



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

68.6


68.2


0.5




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

52.3


52.3


(0.0)











PASSENGERS BOARDED








SYSTEM

1,288,426


1,294,149


(0.4)

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,090,101


1,093,536


(0.3)




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

198,325


200,613


(1.1)














YEAR-TO-DATE







2011


2010


CHANGE

PASSENGER MILES (000)








SYSTEM

1,286,685


1,097,057


17.3

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,206,496


1,018,852


18.4




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

80,189


78,204


2.5











SEAT MILES (000)








SYSTEM

1,957,302


1,686,258


16.1

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

1,801,946


1,533,631


17.5




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

155,355


152,628


1.8











LOAD FACTOR








SYSTEM

65.7


65.1


0.7

pts



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

67.0


66.4


0.5




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

51.6


51.2


0.4











PASSENGERS BOARDED








SYSTEM

2,735,721


2,689,618


1.7

%



AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES

2,316,374


2,275,496


1.8




EXECUTIVE AIRLINES

419,347


414,122


1.3





SOURCE American Eagle