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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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