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American Airlines Reports May Traffic

American Airlines reported a May load factor of 82.8 percent, an increase of 3.6 points versus the same period last year.

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines reported a May load factor of 82.8 percent, an increase of 3.6 points versus the same period last year.  Traffic increased 4.1 percent and capacity decreased 0.4 percent year over year.

Domestic traffic increased 1.4 percent year over year on 0.7 percent less capacity.  International traffic increased by 8.8 percent relative to last year on a capacity decrease of 0.1 percent.

American boarded 7.4 million passengers in May.

AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES













May









2010


2009


CHANGE

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)








SYSTEM


10,808,377


10,380,661


4.1

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

6,656,157


6,563,404


1.4




INTERNATIONAL

4,152,220


3,817,257


8.8




ATLANTIC

1,822,142


1,765,129


3.2




LATIN AMERICA

1,814,953


1,596,479


13.7




PACIFIC

515,125


455,649


13.1











AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)







SYSTEM


13,057,862


13,115,629


-0.4

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

7,893,863


7,945,734


-0.7




INTERNATIONAL

5,163,999


5,169,895


-0.1




ATLANTIC

2,172,419


2,258,697


-3.8




LATIN AMERICA

2,397,710


2,327,891


3.0




PACIFIC

593,870


583,307


1.8











LOAD FACTOR








SYSTEM


82.8

%

79.1

%

3.6

Pts



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

84.3


82.6


1.7




INTERNATIONAL

80.4


73.8


6.6




ATLANTIC

83.9


78.1


5.7




LATIN AMERICA

75.7


68.6


7.1




PACIFIC

86.7


78.1


8.6











PASSENGERS BOARDED

7,375,345


7,224,468


2.1

%










SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)  

168,953


137,851


22.6

%



AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES













YEAR-TO-DATE









2010


2009


CHANGE

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)








SYSTEM


49,656,169


49,252,159


0.8

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

31,169,261


31,130,838


0.1




INTERNATIONAL

18,486,908


18,121,321


2.0




ATLANTIC

6,737,484


6,916,917


-2.6




LATIN AMERICA

9,425,548


9,032,466


4.4




PACIFIC

2,323,876


2,171,938


7.0











AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)








SYSTEM


62,273,663


63,534,313


-2.0

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

38,479,148


38,735,504


-0.7




INTERNATIONAL

23,794,516


24,798,809


-4.0




ATLANTIC

8,861,201


9,518,436


-6.9




LATIN AMERICA

12,134,654


12,453,482


-2.6




PACIFIC

2,798,660


2,826,891


-1.0











LOAD FACTOR








SYSTEM


79.7

%

77.5

%

2.2

Pts



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

81


80.4


0.6




INTERNATIONAL

77.7


73.1


4.6




ATLANTIC

76


72.7


3.4




LATIN AMERICA

77.7


72.5


5.1




PACIFIC

83


76.8


6.2











PASSENGERS BOARDED


34,694,696


34,799,424


-0.3

%










SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)  

765,981


636,422


20.4

%



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SOURCE American Airlines

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