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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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