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    American Airlines Reports February Traffic

    American Airlines, the world's largest airline, reported a February load factor of 76.9 percent -- an improvement of 0.3 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic increased 2.5 percent year over year as capacity increased 2.0 percent.

    Domestic traffic decreased 0.5 percent year over year on 0.2 percent less capacity. International traffic increased by 8.4 percent relative to last year on a capacity increase of 6.0 percent.

    American boarded 7.1 million passengers in February.  

    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 nearly 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.
     

    AMERICAN AIRLINES
    PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
    (excludes charter services)

      February
      20082007CHANGE
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 9,974,7169,735,2352.5 %
     D.O.T Domestic6,439,0626,474,611-0.5
     International3,535,6543,260,6248.4
     Atlantic1,181,6711,092,7258.1
     Latin America1,956,8101,782,6849.8
     Pacific397,173385,2153.1
         
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 12,979,36512,722,8062.0 %
     D.O.T. Domestic8,172,3338,189,379-0.2
     International4,807,0324,533,4276.0
     Atlantic1,725,3171,637,2795.4
     Latin America2,570,3102,392,5517.4
     Pacific511,405503,5971.6
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 76.976.50.3 Pts
     D.O.T. Domestic78.879.1-0.3
     International73.671.91.6
     Atlantic68.566.71.7
     Latin America76.174.51.6
     Pacific77.776.51.2
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED 7,135,1577,038,4231.4 %
    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 165,912165,8720.0 %
         
      Year-To-Date February
      20082007Change
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 20,888,58620,633,0861.2 %
     D.O.T. Domestic13,288,88513,481,089-1.4
     International7,599,7017,151,9976.3
     Atlantic2,532,9282,418,7444.7
     Latin America4,208,9693,882,4508.4
     Pacific857,804850,8020.8
         
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 27,231,80627,204,0800.1 %
     D.O.T. Domestic17,113,99517,465,414-2.0
     International10,117,8119,738,6663.9
     Atlantic3,631,9933,508,6623.5
     Latin America5,398,9915,149,3104.8
     Pacific1,086,8271,080,6930.6
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 76.775.80.9 PTS
     D.O.T. Domestic77.677.20.5
     International75.173.41.7
     Atlantic69.768.90.8
     Latin America78.075.42.6
     Pacific78.978.70.2
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED 14,804,88514,723,6030.6 %
    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES 330, 520333, 128-0.8 %

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    First Call Analyst:
    FCMN Contact: rick.wilbins@aa.com

    SOURCE: American Airlines

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

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

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