Search Topics

Media Relations
United States
817-967-1577 (8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. CST, Monday-Friday)
817-931-1348 (after-hours duty manager)
mediarelations@aa.com (not monitored after hours)

International
Europe and Asia 44 (0) 208 577 4712
Latin American and Caribbean 305-520-3163


 
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 %

AmericanAirlines® We know why you fly®

Current AMR Corp.(NYSE: AMR) releases can be accessed on the Internet.

The address is http://www.aa.com/

SOURCE: American Airlines

Web site: http://www.aa.com/

How can we improve our site?