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American Airlines Reports April Traffic 2007

American Airlines, the world's largest airline, reported an April load factor of 82.1 percent -- an increase of 0.4 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic decreased 3.3 percent year over year as capacity decreased 3.7 percent.

Domestic traffic decreased 3.7 percent year over year on 4.3 percent less capacity. International traffic decreased by 2.5 percent relative to last year on a capacity decrease of 2.7 percent.

American boarded 8.2 million passengers in April.

About American Airlines

American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve more than 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation . AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, the AmericanConnection® airlines, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.

Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following page.     

AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION
COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES

 

April

 

2007

 

2006

 

CHANGE

 

 

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

SYSTEM

 

11,547,599

 

11,936,076

 

-3.3 %

 

 

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

7,553,707

 

7,840,105

 

-3.7

 

 

INTERNATIONAL

3,993,892

 

4,095,970

 

-2.5

 

 

ATLANTIC

1,677,894

 

1,779,173

 

-5.7

 

 

LATIN AMERICA

1,878,731

 

1,827,901

 

2.8

 

 

PACIFIC

437,267

 

488,897

 

-10.6

 

 

AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

SYSTEM

 

14,063,430

 

14,605,893

 

-3.7 %

 

 

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

8,942,407

 

9,341,010

 

-4.3

 

 

INTERNATIONAL

5,121,023

 

5,264,883

 

-2.7

 

 

ATLANTIC

2,081,139

 

2,133,361

 

-2.4

 

 

LATIN AMERICA

2,479,523

 

2,405,467

 

3.1

 

 

PACIFIC

560,361

 

726,054

 

-22.8

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

SYSTEM

 

82.1

%

81.7

%

0.4 Pts

 

 

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

84.4

 

83.9

 

0.5

 

 

INTERNATIONAL

77.9

 

77.7

 

0.2

 

 

ATLANTIC

80.6

 

83.3

 

-2.7

 

 

LATIN AMERICA

75.7

 

75.9

 

-0.2

 

 

PACIFIC

78

 

67.3

 

10.7

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

8,199,473

 

8,425,477

 

-2.7 %

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

 

181,740

 

182,447

 

-0.4 %

 

 

AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION
COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES 

 

 

 

April
YEAR-TO-DATE

 

 

 

2007

 

2006

 

CHANGE

 

 

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

SYSTEM

 

44,114,104

 

44,932,168

 

-1.8 %

 

 

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

28,894,813

 

29,732,351

 

-2.8

 

 

INTERNATIONAL

15,219,291

 

15,199,817

 

0.1

 

 

ATLANTIC

5, 618,278

 

5, 808, 702

 

-3.3

 

 

LATIN AMERICA

7,806, 551

 

7, 520,505

 

3.8

 

 

PACIFIC

1,794,462

 

1, 870,609

 

-4.1

 

 

AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

SYSTEM

 

55,744,299

 

57,335,447

 

-2.8 %

 

 

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

35,743,061

 

36,993,014

 

-3.4

 

 

INTERNATIONAL

20,001,237

 

20,342,434

 

-1.7

 

 

ATLANTIC

7,490, 955

 

7,645, 394

 

-2.0

 

 

LATIN AMERICA

10,296,406

 

10,123,167

 

1.7

 

 

PACIFIC

2,213, 877

 

2,573, 872

 

-14

 

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

SYSTEM

 

79.1 %

 

78.3 %

 

0.8 PTS

 

 

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

80.8

 

80.3

 

0.5

 

 

INTERNATIONAL

76.0

 

74.7

 

1.3

 

 

ATLANTIC

75.0

 

75.9

 

-0.9

 

 

LATIN AMERICA

75.8

 

74.2

 

1.6

 

 

PACIFIC

81.0

 

72.6

 

8.4

 

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

31,503,827

 

32,075,686

 

-1.8 %

 



 

SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

 

705,452

703,249

 

 0.3 %

 

 


FCMN Contact: rick.wilbins@aa.com

SOURCE: American Airlines, Inc.

CONTACT: Tim Wagner, Corporate Communications of American Airlines,
Inc., +1-817-967-1577, or corp.comm@aa.com

Web site: http://www.aa.com/

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