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American Airlines Reports March Traffic 2010

American Airlines reported a March load factor of 81.7 percent, an increase of 2.6 points versus the same period last year.

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines reported a March load factor of 81.7 percent, an increase of 2.6 points versus the same period last year. Traffic increased 2.5 percent and capacity decreased 0.7 percent year over year.

Domestic traffic increased 1.8 percent year over year on 0.8 percent more capacity. International traffic increased 3.9 percent relative to last year on a capacity decrease of 3.1 percent.

American boarded 7.5 million passengers in March.

Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following pages.

AMERICAN AIRLINES
PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
(excludes charter services)

  March
  20102009CHANGE
REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 10,580,95810,320,6462.5 %
 D.O.T Domestic6,73,2266,615,8891.8
 International3,848,7323,704,7573.9
 Atlantic1,368,8841,335,1012.5
 Latin America1,984,5251,902,9674.3
 Pacific495,323466,6886.1
     
AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 12,949,59213,038,425-0.7 %
 D.O.T. Domestic8,060,4647,992,8760.8
 International4,889,1285,045,550-3.1
 Atlantic1,769,8751,852,176-4.4
 Latin America2,550,4532,610,312-2.3
 Pacific568,800583,062-2.4
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 81.779.22.6 PTS
 D.O.T. Domestic83.582.80.7
 International78.773.45.3
 Atlantic77.372.15.3
 Latin America77.872.64.9
 Pacific87.180.07.0
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED 7,507,4717,424,2271.1 %
SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 166,559133,08425.2 %
     
  Year-To-Date March
  20102009Change
REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 28,697,10528,587,7250.4 %
 D.O.T. Domestic17,998,27518,067,737-0.4
 International10,698,83010,519,9871.7
 Atlantic3,562,6233,580,873-0.5
 Latin America5,787,1665,659,7762.3
 Pacific1,349,0421,279,3395.4
     
AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 36,839,68037,774,689-2.5 %
 D.O.T. Domestic22,836,90723,055,139-0.9
 International14,002,77214,719,550-4.9
 Atlantic5,000,8105,292,886-5.5
 Latin America7,355,1377,747,497-5.1
 Pacific1,646,8261,679,167-1.9
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 77.975.72.2 PTS
 D.O.T. Domestic78.878.40.4
 International76.471.54.9
 Atlantic71.267.73.6
 Latin America78.773.15.6
 Pacific81.976.25.7
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED 20,167,59620,332,969-0.8 %
SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES 446,918370,63620.6 %

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