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American Airlines Reports July Traffic

American Airlines reported a July load factor of 87.0 percent, a decrease of 0.3 points versus the same period last year.

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines reported a July load factor of 87.0 percent, a decrease of 0.3 points versus the same period last year. Traffic increased 2.7 percent and capacity increased 3.1 percent year over year.

Domestic traffic decreased 0.4 percent year over year on 0.8 percent more capacity. International traffic increased by 7.8 percent relative to last year on a capacity increase of 6.5 percent.

American boarded 8.1 million passengers in July.

AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES




July







2010


2009


CHANGE

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)








SYSTEM

11,973,486


11,656,247


2.7

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

7,208,075


7,237,530


(0.4)




INTERNATIONAL

4,765,411


4,418,716


7.8




ATLANTIC

1,985,170


1,891,493


5.0




LATIN AMERICA

2,204,223


2,044,941


7.8




PACIFIC

576,018


482,282


19.4


AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)








SYSTEM

13,762,795


13,354,775


3.1

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

8,143,689


8,078,081


0.8




INTERNATIONAL

5,619,106


5,276,694


6.5




ATLANTIC

2,268,762


2,269,820


0.0




LATIN AMERICA

2,674,604


2,426,264


10.2




PACIFIC

675,740


580,610


16.4


LOAD FACTOR








SYSTEM

87.0

%

87.3

%

(0.3)

Pts



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

88.5


89.6


(1.1)




INTERNATIONAL

84.8


83.7


1.1




ATLANTIC

87.5


83.3


4.2




LATIN AMERICA

82.4


84.3


(1.9)




PACIFIC

85.2


83.1


2.2


PASSENGERS BOARDED

8,063,089


8,162,335


(1.2)

%










SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

162,282


136,405


19.0

%




AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES




YEAR-TO-DATE July






2010


2009


CHANGE

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)








SYSTEM

72,876,396


71,802,221


1.5

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

45,262,629


45,174,339


0.2




INTERNATIONAL

27,613,768


26,627,883


3.7




ATLANTIC

10,682,279


10,673,373


0.1




LATIN AMERICA

13,478,482


12,820,711


5.1




PACIFIC

3,453,007


3,133,799


10.2


AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)








SYSTEM

89,001,299


89,684,041


(0.8)

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

54,389,569


54,534,172


(0.3)




INTERNATIONAL

34,611,730


35,149,869


(1.5)




ATLANTIC

13,317,506


14,006,959


(4.9)




LATIN AMERICA

17,200,963


17,174,067


0.2




PACIFIC

4,093,261


3,968,843


3.1


LOAD FACTOR








SYSTEM

81.9

%

80.1

%

1.8

Pts



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

83.2


82.8


0.4




INTERNATIONAL

79.8


75.8


4.0




ATLANTIC

80.2


76.2


4.0




LATIN AMERICA

78.4


74.7


3.7




PACIFIC

84.4


79.0


5.4


PASSENGERS BOARDED

50,410,182


50,590,431


(0.4)

%










SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

1,087,751


906,170


20.0

%




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SOURCE American Airlines

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