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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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