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American Airlines Reports February Traffic

American Airlines reported a February load factor of 75.5 percent, an increase of 1.5 points versus the same period last year.

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines reported a February load factor of 75.5 percent, an increase of 1.5 points versus the same period last year. Traffic decreased 2.2 percent and capacity decreased 4.2 percent year over year.

Domestic traffic decreased 3.9 percent year over year on 3.2 percent less capacity. International traffic increased by 0.8 percent relative to last year on a capacity decrease of 5.7 percent.

American boarded 5.96 million passengers in February.

Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following pages.


AMERICAN AIRLINES
PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
(excludes charter services)

  February
  20102009CHANGE
REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 8,437,3318,628,953-2.2 %
 D.O.T Domestic5,341,0875,555,847-3.9
 International3,096,2443,073,1060.8
 Atlantic974,5081,008,746-3.4
 Latin America1,732,9861,699,3402
 Pacific388,750365,0206.5
     
AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 11,181,25911,670,821-4.2 %
 D.O.T. Domestic6,930,4997,162,372-3.2
 International4,250,7604,508,449-5.7
 Atlantic1,503,0701,608,768-6.6
 Latin America2,249,4582,381,483-5.5
 Pacific498,232518,198-3.9
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 75.573.91.5 Pts
 D.O.T. Domestic77.177.6-0.5
 International72.868.24.7
 Atlantic64.862.72.1
 Latin America7771.45.7
 Pacific7870.47.6
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED 5,956,8516,212,104-4.1 %
SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 141,833117,00821.2 %
     
  Year-To-Date December
  20102009Change
REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 18,112,52918,267,079-0.8 %
 D.O.T. Domestic11,265,90611,451,848-1.6
 International6,846,6236,815,2310.5
 Atlantic2,193,7112,245,772-2.3
 Latin America3,799,1863,756,8091.1
 Pacific853,726812,6505.1
     
AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 23,886,49124,736,264-3.4 %
 D.O.T. Domestic14,776,28615,062,263-1.9
 International9,110,2059,674,001-5.8
 Atlantic3,230,8793,440,710-6.1
 Latin America4,801,2495,137,185-6.5
 Pacific1,078,0781,096,105-1.6
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 75.873.82 Pts
 D.O.T. Domestic76.2760.2
 International75.270.44.7
 Atlantic67.965.32.6
 Latin America79.173.16
 Pacific79.274.15
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED 12,656,03212,908,742-2 %
SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES 280,101237,55217.9 %

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