American Eagle Passenger Traffic Increased 8.7% in April

American Eagle, a unit of AMR Corp., reported that its
April traffic increased 8.7% year over year as capacity increased 8.8%.


The airline said its April system traffic rose 8.7% to 700.32 million passenger miles from 644.51 million passenger miles in the same period last year.

The airline’s April System capacity was 966.13
million seat miles, up 8.8% from 887.72 million seat miles in the prior year

System load factor for the month was 72.5%, down
0.1 points from 72.6% in April 2009.

American Eagle boarded nearly 1.6 million
passengers in April.