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    American Airlines Reports July Traffic

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines reported a July load factor of 87.3 percent, an increase of 1.4 points versus the same period last year. Traffic decreased 6.4 percent and capacity decreased 8.0 percent year over year. 

    Domestic traffic decreased 8.0 percent year over year on 10.4 percent less capacity. International traffic decreased by 3.7 percent relative to last year on a capacity decrease of 4.0 percent.

    American boarded 8.2 million passengers in July.
     

    AMERICAN AIRLINES
    PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
    (excludes charter services)

      July
      20092008CHANGE
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 11,662,94212,464,952-6.4 %
     D.O.T Domestic7,237,9707,870,662-8.0
     International4,424,9724,594,291-3.7
     Atlantic1,891,4461,892,794-0.1
     Latin America2,051,2452,215,761-7.4
     Pacific482,281485,735-0.7
         
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 13,364,27914,524,401-8.0 %
     D.O.T. Domestic8,078,3959,017,160-10.4
     International5,285,8845,507,240-4.0
     Atlantic2,269,8282,277,212-0.3
     Latin America2,435,3732,650,343-8.1
     Pacific580,683579,6850.2
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 87.385.81.4 Pts
     D.O.T. Domestic89.687.32.3
     International83.783.40.3
     Atlantic83.383.10.2
     Latin America84.283.60.6
     Pacific83.183.8-0.7
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED 8,160,7698,804,633-7.3 %
    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 136,449179,839-24.1 %
         
      Year-To-Date July
      20092008Change
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 71,808,91679,343,386-9.5 %
     D.O.T. Domestic45,174,77850,623,240-10.8
     International26,634,13828,720,146-7.3
     Atlantic10,673,32611,192,714-4.6
     Latin America12,827,01514,302,890-10.3
     Pacific3,133,7973,224,541-2.8
         
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 89,693,54597,281,655-7.8 %
     D.O.T. Domestic54,534,48660,971,106-10.6
     International35,159,05936,310,548-3.2
     Atlantic14,006,96714,240,709-1.6
     Latin America17,183,17618,191,967-5.5
     Pacific3,968,9163,877,8722.3
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 80.181.6-1.5 Pts
     D.O.T. Domestic82.883.0-0.2
     International75.879.1-3.3
     Atlantic76.278.6-2.4
     Latin America74.678.6-4.0
     Pacific79.083.2-4.2
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED 50,588,86556,133,612-9.9 %
    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES 906,2141,217,683-25.6 %

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    Source: American Airlines

    CONTACT: Tim Wagner, Corporate Communications of American Airlines,
    +1-817-967-1577, mediarelations@aa.com 
     

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