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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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SOURCE American Airlines

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