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    American Airlines Reports May Traffic

    American Airlines reported its May traffic increased 1.3 percent and capacity increased 0.7 percent year over year.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines reported its May traffic increased 1.3 percent and capacity increased 0.7 percent year over year. May load factor was 83.3 percent, an increase of 0.5 points versus the same period last year. Domestic traffic decreased 0.9 percent year over year on 2.8 percent less capacity. International traffic increased by 4.9 percent relative to last year on a capacity increase of 6.1 percent.

    American boarded 7.4 million passengers in May.

    Detailed traffic and capacity are attached.

    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES




    May







    2011


    2010


    CHANGE

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)








    SYSTEM

    10,955,484


    10,809,678


    1.3

    %



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    6,596,772


    6,655,294


    -0.9




    INTERNATIONAL

    4,358,712


    4,154,384


    4.9




    ATLANTIC

    1,863,155


    1,821,398


    2.3




    LATIN AMERICA

    1,893,875


    1,818,041


    4.2




    PACIFIC

    601,682


    514,945


    16.8











    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)








    SYSTEM

    13,157,233


    13,060,155


    0.7

    %



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    7,674,762


    7,892,952


    -2.8




    INTERNATIONAL

    5,482,471


    5,167,203


    6.1




    ATLANTIC

    2,295,167


    2,171,650


    5.7




    LATIN AMERICA

    2,389,274


    2,401,738


    -0.5




    PACIFIC

    798,030


    593,815


    34.4











    LOAD FACTOR








    SYSTEM

    83.3

    %

    82.8

    %

    0.5

    Pts



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    86


    84.3


    1.6




    INTERNATIONAL

    79.5


    80.4


    -0.9




    ATLANTIC

    81.2


    83.9


    -2.7




    LATIN AMERICA

    79.3


    75.7


    3.6




    PACIFIC

    75.4


    86.7


    -11.3


    PASSENGERS BOARDED

    7,356,382


    7,378,918


    -0.3

    %










    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)  

    158,124


    169,220


    -6.6

    %




    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES




    YEAR-TO-DATE May





    2011


    2010


    CHANGE

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)








    SYSTEM

    50,542,699


    49,657,470


    1.8

    %



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    30,835,064


    31,168,398


    -1.1




    INTERNATIONAL

    19,707,635


    18,489,072


    6.6




    ATLANTIC

    6,812,589


    6,736,740


    1.1




    LATIN AMERICA

    10,264,011


    9,428,636


    8.9




    PACIFIC

    2,631,035


    2,323,696


    13.2











    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)








    SYSTEM

    63,852,036


    62,275,956


    2.5

    %



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    38,140,885


    38,478,236


    -0.9




    INTERNATIONAL

    25,711,151


    23,797,720


    8.0




    ATLANTIC

    9,330,949


    8,860,433


    5.3




    LATIN AMERICA

    12,845,036


    12,138,682


    5.8




    PACIFIC

    3,535,166


    2,798,605


    26.3











    LOAD FACTOR








    SYSTEM

    79.2

    %

    79.7

    %

    -0.6

    Pts



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    80.8


    81


    -0.2




    INTERNATIONAL

    76.7


    77.7


    -1.0




    ATLANTIC

    73


    76


    -3.0




    LATIN AMERICA

    79.9


    77.7


    2.2




    PACIFIC

    74.4


    83


    -8.6


    PASSENGERS BOARDED

    34,585,759


    34,698,269


    -0.3

    %










    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)  

    750,521


    766,248


    -2.1

    %




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