Posted on: 04 March 2010 by Ross McSweeny
American Eagle Airlines has reported traffic figures for February 2010 covering its own operations and those of its wholly-owned subsidiary Executive Airlines.
Revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for Eagle totalled 489,661,000, a 1.0% rise over last February’s 485,017,000. Available seat miles (ASMs) though were cut by 1.4% to 718,429,000 from 728,476,000, which resulted in a load factor increase of 1.6 percentage points (pp) to 68.2% from 66.6% in February 2009. The airline carried 1,093,442 passengers during the month, a 1.3% increase compared with the 1,078,915 carried in the same period last year.
Executive Airlines recorded 37,621,000 RPMs in February, compared with 37,114,000 in February last year, a 1.4% increase. ASMs showed only a minor drop to 72,031,000 from 72,044,000. This created a load factor of 52.2%, up 0.7 pp on last February’s 51.5%. Executive carried 200,455 passengers in February, 7.6% more than the February 2009 figure of 186,311.