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    American Airlines Reports May Traffic

    FORT WORTH, Texas, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines reported a May load factor of 79.2 percent, a decrease of 2.6 points versus the same period last year. Traffic decreased 11.7 percent and capacity decreased 8.8 percent year over year.

    Domestic traffic decreased 13.3 percent year over year on 12.4 percent less capacity. International traffic decreased by 8.9 percent relative to last year on a capacity decrease of 2.7 percent.

    American boarded 7.2 million passengers in May.

    Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following pages.


    AMERICAN AIRLINES
    PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
    (excludes charter services)

      May
      20092008CHANGE
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 10,380,75111,757,709-11.7 %
     D.O.T Domestic6,563,9037,569,604-13.3
     International3,816,8484,188,105-8.9
     Atlantic1,765,4741,798,062-1.8
     Latin America1,595,7131,901,411-16.1
     Pacific455,661488,632-6.7
         
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 13,114,90814,388,066-8.8 %
     D.O.T. Domestic7,946,0899,075,694-12.4
     International5,168,8195,312,371-2.7
     Atlantic2,258,7362,246,3170.6
     Latin America2,326,7022,488,863-6.5
     Pacific583,381577,1921.1
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 79.281.7-2.6 Pts
     D.O.T. Domestic82.683.4-0.8
     International73.878.8-5.0
     Atlantic78.280.0-1.9
     Latin America68.676.4-7.8
     Pacific78.184.7-6.5
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED 7,220,8208,322,739-13.2 %
    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 137,734183,449-24.9 %
         
      Year-To-Date May
      20092008Change
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 49,252,24855,028,584-10.5 %
     D.O.T. Domestic31,131,33735,179,390-11.5
     International18,120,91119,849,193-8.7
     Atlantic6,917,2627,437,711-7.0
     Latin America9,031,69910,175,843-11.2
     Pacific2,171,9502,235,639-2.8
         
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 63,533,59268,892,735-7.8 %
     D.O.T. Domestic38,735,85943,320,623-10.6
     International24,797,73325,572,112-3.0
     Atlantic9,518,4759,726,049-2.1
     Latin America12,452,29313,112,072-5.0
     Pacific2,826,9652,733,9913.4
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 77.579.9-2.4 Pts
     D.O.T. Domestic80.481.2-0.8
     International73.177.6-4.5
     Atlantic72.776.5-3.8
     Latin America72.577.6-5.1
     Pacific76.881.8-4.9
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED 34,795,77638,919,371-10.6 %
    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES 636,305863,597-26.3 %

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