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American Airlines Reports July Traffic

American Airlines, the world's largest airline, reported a July load factor of 85.8 percent, a decline of 2.0 points versus the same period last year. Traffic decreased 3.5 percent and capacity decreased 1.2 percent year over year.

Domestic traffic decreased 5.3 percent year over year on 3.0 percent less capacity. International traffic decreased by 0.2 percent relative to last year on a capacity increase of 2.0 percent.

American boarded 8.8 million passengers in July.

AMERICAN AIRLINES
PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
(excludes charter services)

  July
  20082007CHANGE
REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 12,461,75012,911,814-3.5 %
 D.O.T Domestic7,870,4618,309,853-5.3
 International4,591,2894,601,961-0.2
 Atlantic1,892,7861,965,118-3.7
 Latin America2,212,7712,154,6812.7
 Pacific485,732482,1620.7
     
AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 14,521,75414,697,360-1.2 %
 D.O.T. Domestic9,017,3879,298,773-3.0
 International5,504,3675,398,5862.0
 Atlantic2,277,1592,309,696-1.4
 Latin America2,647,4522,531,2634.6
 Pacific579,756557,6284.0
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 85.887.9-2.0 Pts
 D.O.T. Domestic87.389.4-2.1
 International83.485.2-1.8
 Atlantic83.185.1-2.0
 Latin America83.685.1-1.5
 Pacific83.886.5-2.7
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED 8,799,5089,127,433-3.6 %
SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 179,645171,9734.5 %
     
  Year-To-Date July
  20082007Change
REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 79,340,18481,142,788-2.2 %
 D.O.T. Domestic50,623,04052,987,452-4.5
 International28,717,14428,155,3372.0
 Atlantic11,192,70611,356,147-1.4
 Latin America14,299,90013,536,1435.6
 Pacific3,224,5383,263,046-1.2
     
AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 97,279,00899,015,907-1.8 %
 D.O.T. Domestic60,971,33363,223,042-3.6
 International36,307,67535,792,8651.4
 Atlantic14,240,65714,332,405-0.6
 Latin America18,189,07617,548,7103.6
 Pacific3,877,9433,911,750-0.9
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 81.681.9-0.4 Pts
 D.O.T. Domestic83.083.8-0.8
 International79.178.70.4
 Atlantic78.679.2-0.6
 Latin America78.677.11.5
 Pacific83.283.4-0.3
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED 56,128,48757,746,421-2.8 %
SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES 1,217,4891,232,103-1.2 %

About American Airlines

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