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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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SOURCE American Airlines

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