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    American Airlines Reports July Traffic

    American Airlines reported a July load factor of 87.7 percent, an increase of 0.7 points versus the same period last year.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines reported a July load factor of 87.7 percent, an increase of 0.7 points versus the same period last year. Traffic increased 1.7 percent and capacity increased 0.9 percent year-over-year.

    International traffic increased by 5.2 percent relative to last July on a capacity increase of 3.0 percent, resulting in an increase in international load factor of 1.8 points versus the same period last year. Domestic load factor matched last year's 88.5 percent level, as capacity and traffic decreased by similar amounts of 0.6 and 0.7 percent year-over-year, respectively.

    American boarded 8.2 million passengers in July.

    Detailed traffic and capacity are as follows.

    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES





    July







    2011


    2010


    CHANGE

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)








    SYSTEM


    12,176,128


    11,976,119


    1.7

    %



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    7,161,259


    7,208,950


    -0.7




    INTERNATIONAL

    5,014,869


    4,767,170


    5.2




    ATLANTIC

    2,027,491


    1,985,236


    2.1




    LATIN AMERICA

    2,281,592


    2,206,730


    3.4




    PACIFIC

    705,786


    575,203


    22.7









    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)








    SYSTEM


    13,881,964


    13,764,136


    0.9

    %



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    8,090,761


    8,143,290


    -0.6




    INTERNATIONAL

    5,791,203


    5,620,846


    3.0




    ATLANTIC

    2,296,522


    2,268,783


    1.2




    LATIN AMERICA

    2,628,951


    2,677,485


    -1.8




    PACIFIC

    865,730


    674,578


    28.3









    LOAD FACTOR








    SYSTEM


    87.7

    %

    87

    %

    0.7

    Pts



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    88.5


    88.5


    0.0




    INTERNATIONAL

    86.6


    84.8


    1.8




    ATLANTIC

    88.3


    87.5


    0.8




    LATIN AMERICA

    86.8


    82.4


    4.4




    PACIFIC

    81.5


    85.3


    -3.7









    PASSENGERS BOARDED

    8,183,383


    8,066,233


    1.5

    %










    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

    153,324


    162,458


    -5.6

    %




    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES





    YEAR-TO-DATE July







    2011


    2010


    CHANGE

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)








    SYSTEM


    74,111,603


    72,879,030


    1.7

    %



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    44,822,575


    45,263,503


    1.0




    INTERNATIONAL

    29,289,028


    27,615,527


    6.1




    ATLANTIC

    10,830,965


    10,682,345


    1.4




    LATIN AMERICA

    14,486,098


    13,480,989


    7.5




    PACIFIC

    3,971,966


    3,452,192


    15.1









    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)








    SYSTEM


    90,936,336


    89,002,640


    2.2

    %



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    54,037,085


    54,389,170


    -0.6




    INTERNATIONAL

    36,899,251


    34,613,470


    6.6




    ATLANTIC

    13,852,010


    13,317,528


    4.0




    LATIN AMERICA

    17,896,434


    17,203,844


    4.0




    PACIFIC

    5,150,807


    4,092,098


    25.9









    LOAD FACTOR








    SYSTEM


    81.5

    %

    81.9

    %

    -0.4

    Pts



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    82.9


    83.2


    -0.3




    INTERNATIONAL

    79.4


    79.8


    -0.4




    ATLANTIC

    78.2


    80.2


    -2.0




    LATIN AMERICA

    80.9


    78.4


    2.6




    PACIFIC

    77.1


    84.4


    -7.2









    PASSENGERS BOARDED

    50,489,680


    50,413,326


    0.2

    %










    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

    1,051,173


    1,087,928


    -3.4

    %




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