American Eagle Reports January Traffic

American Eagle Airlines today reported systemwide traffic for January
increased 20.8 percent from January 2003, on a capacity increase of 11.8
percent. System load factor was 58.4 percent, up 4.3 points year over year.

American Eagle boarded 1.2 million passengers in January, up 9.6 percent
from January 2003.

As measured by the number of passengers carried each year, American Eagle
is the largest U.S. regional airline, operating over 1,400 daily flights
to more than 130 cities throughout the United States, Canada, the Bahamas,
Mexico and the Caribbean.

American Airlines is the world`s largest carrier. American, American Eagle
and the AmericanConnection(R) regional carriers serve more than 250 cities
in over 40 countries with more than 3,900 daily flights. The combined
network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American`s award- winning
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