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    American Airlines Reports March Traffic 2011

    American Airlines reported its March traffic increased 0.8 percent versus the same period last year.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines reported its March traffic increased 0.8 percent versus the same period last year. Capacity increased 2.6 percent year over year, resulting in a load factor of 80.2 percent compared to 81.7 percent in the same period last year. International traffic increased by 5.2 percent relative to last year on a capacity increase of 7.1 percent. Domestic traffic decreased 1.7 percent year over year on 0.1 percent less capacity.

    American boarded 7.4 million passengers in March.

    Detailed traffic and capacity are attached.

    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES


     
     
       

    March

       
       

    2011

     

    2010

     

    CHANGE

     

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM                        

     

    10,661,414

     

    10,577,146

     

    0.8

    %

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    6,616,553

     

    6,731,312

     

    -1.7

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    4,044,861

     

    3,845,834

     

    5.2

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    1,258,444

     

    1,368,870

     

    -8.1

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    2,222,074

     

    1,981,637

     

    12.1

      
      

    PACIFIC

    564,343

     

    495,327

     

    13.9

      

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM                        

     

    13,287,052

     

    12,945,388

     

    2.6

    %

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    8,055,077

     

    8,059,911

     

    -0.1

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    5,231,975

     

    4,885,477

     

    7.1

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    1,759,241

     

    1,769,844

     

    -0.6

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    2,721,927

     

    2,546,898

     

    6.9

      
      

    PACIFIC

    750,807

     

    568,735

     

    32.0

      

    LOAD FACTOR

            
     

    SYSTEM                        

     

    80.2

    %

    81.7

    %

    -1.5

    Pts

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    82.1

     

    83.5

     

    -1.4

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    77.3

     

    78.7

     

    -1.4

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    71.5

     

    77.3

     

    -5.8

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    81.6

     

    77.8

     

    3.8

      
      

    PACIFIC

    75.2

     

    87.1

     

    -11.9

      

    PASSENGERS BOARDED            

    7,421,101

     

    7,509,362

     

    -1.2

    %

     
              

    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)  

    163,142

     

    166,702

     

    -2.1

    %

     
      
             

     

    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES


     
     
       

    YEAR-TO-DATE March

       
       

    2011

     

    2010

     

    CHANGE

     

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM                        

     

    29,159,058

     

    28,693,293

     

    1.6

    %

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    17,842,586

     

    17,997,361

     

    -0.9

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    11,316,472

     

    10,695,932

     

    5.8

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    3,338,307

     

    3,562,608

     

    -6.3

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    6,449,272

     

    5,784,278

     

    11.5

      
      

    PACIFIC

    1,528,893

     

    1,349,046

     

    13.3

      

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM                        

     

    37,840,995

     

    36,835,476

     

    2.7

    %

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    22,779,908

     

    22,836,355

     

    -0.2

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    15,061,086

     

    13,999,122

     

    7.6

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    4,964,836

     

    5,000,779

     

    -0.7

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    8,066,530

     

    7,351,582

     

    9.7

      
      

    PACIFIC

    2,029,720

     

    1,646,760

     

    23.3

      

    LOAD FACTOR

            
     

    SYSTEM                        

     

    77.1

    %

    77.9

    %

    -0.8

    Pts

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    78.3

     

    78.8

     

    -0.5

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    75.1

     

    76.4

     

    -1.3

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    67.2

     

    71.2

     

    -4.0

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    80

     

    78.7

     

    1.3

      
      

    PACIFIC

    75.3

     

    81.9

     

    -6.6

      

    PASSENGERS BOARDED            

    20,107,220

     

    20,169,487

     

    -0.3

    %

     
              

    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)  

    439,302

     

    447,060

     

    -1.7

    %

     
      
             

     

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    SOURCE American Airlines

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