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    American Airlines Reports January Traffic

    American Airlines, the world's largest airline, reported a January load factor of 75.2 percent, an increase of 0.1 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic decreased 1.2 percent year over year as capacity decreased 1.3 percent.

    Domestic traffic decreased 2.7 percent year over year on 2.3 percent less capacity. International traffic increased by 1.7 percent relative to last year on a capacity increase of 0.4 percent.

    American boarded 7.7 million passengers in January.

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    AMERICAN AIRLINES
    PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
    (excludes charter services)

      January
      20072006CHANGE
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 10,902,28311,032,336-1.2 %
     D.O.T Domestic7,003,6647,197,935-2.7
     International3,898,6193,834,4011.7
     Atlantic1,326,8231,329,528-0.2
     Latin America2,106,2082,023,5624.1
     Pacific465,588481,310-3.3
         
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 14,489,81514,685,344-1.3 %
     D.O.T. Domestic9,271,8979,487,588-2.3
     International5,217,9185,197,7570.4
     Atlantic1,872,2221,864,2090.4
     Latin America2,768,5502,701,7282.5
     Pacific577,146631,819-8.7
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 75.275.10.1 Pts
     D.O.T. Domestic75.575.8-0.3
     International74.773.71.0
     Atlantic70.871.3-0.5
     Latin America7674.81.2
     Pacific80.676.14.5
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED 7,684,0277,799,224-1.5 %
    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 167,255166,1830.6 %
         
      Year-To-Date January
      20072006Change
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 10,902,28311,032,336-1.2 %
     D.O.T. Domestic7,003,6647,197,935-2.7
     International3,898,6193,834,4011.7
     Atlantic1,326,8231,329,528-0.2
     Latin America2,106,2082,023,5624.1
     Pacific465,588481,310-3.3
         
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 14,489,81514,685,344-1.3 %
     D.O.T. Domestic9,271,8979,487,588-2.3
     International5,217,9185,197,7570.4
     Atlantic1,872,2221,864,2090.4
     Latin America2,768,5502,701,7282.5
     Pacific577,146631,819-8.7
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 75.275.10.1 Pts
     D.O.T. Domestic75.575.8-0.3
     International74.773.71.0
     Atlantic70.871.3-0.5
     Latin America7674.81.2
     Pacific80.676.14.5
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED 7,684,0277,799,224-1.5 %
    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES 167,255166,1830.6 %

    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

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