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American Airlines Reports January Traffic

American Airlines reported that January traffic increased 2.0 percent versus the same period last year.

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines reported that January traffic increased 2.0 percent versus the same period last year. Capacity increased 2.5 percent year over year, resulting in a load factor of 75.8 percent, 0.4 points lower than the same period last year. International traffic increased by 6.2 percent relative to last year on a capacity increase of 7.2 percent. Domestic traffic decreased 0.7 percent year over year on 0.5 percent less capacity.

American boarded 6.7 million passengers in January.

Detailed traffic and capacity are attached.

AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES





January







2011


2010


CHANGE

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)







SYSTEM

9,868,341


9,675,198


2.0

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

5,885,175


5,924,819


(0.7)




INTERNATIONAL

3,983,166


3,750,379


6.2




ATLANTIC

1,149,838


1,219,203


(5.7)




LATIN AMERICA

2,311,390


2,066,200


11.9




PACIFIC

521,938


464,976


12.3


AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)








SYSTEM

13,020,357


12,705,232


2.5

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

7,808,775


7,845,787


(0.5)




INTERNATIONAL

5,211,582


4,859,445


7.2




ATLANTIC

1,703,878


1,727,809


(1.4)




LATIN AMERICA

2,838,974


2,551,791


11.3




PACIFIC

668,730


579,846


15.3


LOAD FACTOR








SYSTEM

75.8

%

76.2

%

(0.4)

Pts



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

75.4


75.5


(0.1)




INTERNATIONAL

76.4


77.2


(0.7)




ATLANTIC

67.5


70.6


(3.1)




LATIN AMERICA

81.4


81


0.4




PACIFIC

78


80.2


(2.1)


PASSENGERS BOARDED

6,705,279


6,699,181


0.1

%










SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

137,681


138,268


(0.4)

%




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SOURCE American Airlines

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