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    American Airlines Reports January Traffic

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines reported a January load factor of 76.2 percent, an increase of 2.4 points versus the same period last year. Traffic increased 0.4 percent and capacity decreased 2.7 percent year over year.

    Domestic traffic increased 0.5 percent year over year on 0.7 percent less capacity. International traffic increased by 0.2 percent relative to last year on a capacity decrease of 5.9 percent.

    American boarded 6.7 million passengers in January.

    Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following pages.


    AMERICAN AIRLINES
    PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
    (excludes charter services)

      January
      20102009CHANGE
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 9,677,3329,638,1260.4 %
     D.O.T Domestic5,926,3975,896,0010.5
     International3,750,9353,742,1250.2
     Atlantic1,219,2531,237,026-1.4
     Latin America2,066,7062.057,4690.4
     Pacific464,976447,6303.9
         
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 12,706,99813,065,443-2.7 %
     D.O.T. Domestic7,847,2847,899,891-0.7
     International4,859,7145,165,552-5.9
     Atlantic1,727,8481,831,942-5.7
     Latin America2,551,9792,755,703-7.4
     Pacific579,887577,9070.3
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 76.273.82.4 Pts
     D.O.T. Domestic75.574.60.9
     International77.272.44.7
     Atlantic70.667.53
     Latin America8174.76.3
     Pacific80.277.52.7
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED 6,697,2336,696,6380 %
    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 138,200120,54414.6 %

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