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    American Airlines Reports April Traffic 2011

    American Airlines reported its April traffic increased 2.7 percent versus the same period last year.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines reported its April traffic increased 2.7 percent versus the same period last year. Capacity increased 3.9 percent year over year, resulting in a load factor of 81.1 percent compared to 82.0 percent in the same period last year. International traffic increased by 10.9 percent relative to last year on a capacity increase of 11.6 percent. Domestic traffic decreased 1.8 percent year over year on 0.8 percent less capacity.

    American boarded 7.1 million passengers in April.

    Detailed traffic and capacity are attached.

    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES

     
      
       

    April

       
       

    2011

     

    2010

     

    CHANGE

     

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

     

    10,431,163

     

    10,154,499

     

    2.7

    %

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    6,396,621

     

    6,515,743

     

    -1.8

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    4,034,542

     

    3,638,756

     

    10.9

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    1,611,130

     

    1,352,734

     

    19.1

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    1,922,946

     

    1,826,317

     

    5.3

      
      

    PACIFIC

    500,466

     

    459,705

     

    8.9

      
            

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

     

    12,858,555

     

    12,380,325

     

    3.9

    %

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    7,688,516

     

    7,748,930

     

    -0.8

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    5,170,039

     

    4,631,395

     

    11.6

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    2,071,104

     

    1,688,003

     

    22.7

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    2,391,409

     

    2,385,363

     

    0.3

      
      

    PACIFIC

    707,526

     

    558,030

     

    26.8

      
             

    LOAD FACTOR

            
     

    SYSTEM

     

    81.1

    %

    82

    %

    -0.9

    Pts

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    83.2

     

    84.1

     

    -0.9

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    78

     

    78.6

     

    -0.5

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    77.8

     

    80.1

     

    -2.3

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    80.4

     

    76.6

     

    3.8

      
      

    PACIFIC

    70.7

     

    82.4

     

    -11.6

      
            

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

    7,118,517

     

    7,149,864

     

    -0.4

    %

     
              

    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

    153,325

     

    149,968

     

    2.2

    %

     
      
             

     

    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES

     
      
       

    YEAR-TO-DATE April

       
       

    2011

     

    2010

     

    CHANGE

     

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

     

    39,587,478

     

    38,847,792

     

    1.9

    %

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    24,238,902

     

    24,513,104

     

    -1.1

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    15,348,576

     

    14,334,688

     

    7.1

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    4,949,444

     

    4,915,342

     

    0.7

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    8,369,770

     

    7,610,595

     

    10.0

      
      

    PACIFIC

    2,029,361

     

    1,808,751

     

    12.2

      

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

     

    50,696,374

     

    49,215,801

     

    3.0

    %

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    30,467,995

     

    30,585,285

     

    -0.4

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    20,228,379

     

    18,630,517

     

    8.6

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    7,035,883

     

    6,688,782

     

    5.2

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    10,455,303

     

    9,736,944

     

    7.4

      
      

    PACIFIC

    2,737,192

     

    2,204,790

     

    24.1

      

    LOAD FACTOR

            
     

    SYSTEM

     

    78.1

    %

    78.9

    %

    -0.8

    Pts

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    79.6

     

    80.1

     

    -0.6

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    75.9

     

    76.9

     

    -1.1

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    70.3

     

    73.5

     

    -3.1

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    80.1

     

    78.2

     

    1.9

      
      

    PACIFIC

    74.1

     

    82

     

    -7.9

      

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

    27,226,638

     

    27,319,351

     

    -0.3

    %

     
              

    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

    592,379

     

    597,028

     

    -0.8

    %

     
      
             

     

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