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American Airlines Reports November Traffic

American Airlines reported a November load factor of 76.6 percent, a decline of 4.6 points versus the same period last year. Traffic decreased 14.5 percent and capacity decreased 9.3 percent year over year.

Domestic traffic decreased 19.3 percent year over year on 15 percent less capacity. International traffic decreased by 5.4 percent relative to last year on a capacity increase of 1.3 percent.

American boarded 6.7 million passengers in November.

AMERICAN AIRLINES
PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
(excludes charter services)

  November
  20082007CHANGE
REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 9,531,87811,146,025-14.5 %
 D.O.T Domestic5,885,0657,292,496-19.3
 International3,646,8133,853,528-5.4
 Atlantic1,397,4761,528,886-8.6
 Latin America1,816,8391,871,138-2.9
 Pacific432,498453,504-4.6
     
AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 12,445,42513,722,504-9.3 %
 D.O.T. Domestic7,574,1048,915,225-15.0
 International4,871,3214,807,2791.3
 Atlantic1,831,8491,904,237-3.8
 Latin America2,475,6442,344,5765.6
 Pacific563,828558,4661.0
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 76.681.2-4.6 pts
 D.O.T. Domestic77.781.8-4.1
 International74.980.2-5.3
 Atlantic76.380.3-4.0
 Latin America73.479.8-6.4
 Pacific76.781.2-4.5
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED 6,714,2527,984,035-15.9 %
SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 155,650180,200-13.6 %
     
  Year-To-Date November
  20082007Change
REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 121,406,417127,182,947-4.5 %
 D.O.T. Domestic76,871,13382,766,326-7.1
 International44,535,28344,416,6210.3
 Atlantic17,872,36918,414,253-2.9
 Latin America21,604,48220,850,6433.6
 Pacific5,058,4335,151,725-1.8
     
AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 150,456,278155,607,832-3.3 %
 D.O.T. Domestic93,891,11099,542,111-5.7
 International56,565,16956,065,7200.9
 Atlantic22,725,70322,988,685-1.1
 Latin America27,667,35926,889,8332.9
 Pacific6,172,1066,187,203-0.2
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 80.781.7-1.0 Pts
 D.O.T. Domestic81.983.1-1.3
 International78.779.2-0.5
 Atlantic78.680.1-1.5
 Latin America78.177.50.5
 Pacific82.083.3-1.3
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED 85,489,31590,241,357-5.3 %
SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES 1,870,2081,942,062-3.7 %

Current AMR Corp. releases can be accessed on the Internet. The address is http://www.aa.com/

 

First Call Analyst:
FCMN Contact: gloria.midkiff@aa.com

SOURCE: American Airlines

CONTACT: Tim Wagner, Corporate Communications of American Airlines,
+1-817-967-1577, corp.comm@aa.com

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