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American Airlines Reports November Traffic

American Airlines reported a November load factor of 79.6 percent, an increase of 3.0 points versus the same period last year.

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines reported a November load factor of 79.6 percent, an increase of 3.0 points versus the same period last year. Traffic decreased 0.5 percent and capacity decreased 4.2 percent year over year.

Domestic traffic increased 1.4 percent year over year on 2.0 percent less capacity. International traffic decreased by 3.5 percent relative to last year on a capacity decrease of 7.7 percent.

American boarded 6.7 million passengers in November.

Detailed traffic and capacity data are on the following pages.
 

AMERICAN AIRLINES
PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
(excludes charter services)

  November
  20092008CHANGE
REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 9,491,5779,535,097-0.5 %
 D.O.T Domestic5,969,8535,885,9251.4
 International3,521,7243,649,172-3.5
 Atlantic1,322,3231,396,702-5.3
 Latin America1,773,2671,819,970-2.6
 Pacific426,134432,500-1.5
     
AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 11,924,09112,449,720-4.2 %
 D.O.T. Domestic7,423,4637,575,104-2.0
 International4,500,6284,874,616-7.7
 Atlantic1,737,3481,831,112-5.1
 Latin America2,218,7922,479,717-10.5
 Pacific544,488563,787-3.4
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 79.676.63.0 Pts
 D.O.T. Domestic80.477.72.7
 International78.274.93.4
 Atlantic76.176.3-0.2
 Latin America79.973.46.5
 Pacific78.376.71.5
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED 6,685,8316,718,704-0.5 %
SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 160,403156,0002.8 %
     
  Year-To-Date November
  20092008Change
REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 112,221,240121,409,635-7.6 %
 D.O.T. Domestic70,441,67576,871,993-8.4
 International41,779,56544,537,642-6.2
 Atlantic17,158,00117,871,594-4.0
 Latin America19,739,64121,607,613-8.6
 Pacific4,881,9235,058,436-3.5
     
AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 139,109,859150,460,574-7.5 %
 D.O.T. Domestic85,144,32693,892,110-9.3
 International53,965,53456,568,464-4.6
 Atlantic21,977,42322,724,966-3.3
 Latin America25,806,98227,671,433-6.7
 Pacific6,181,1296,172,0660.1
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 80.780.70.0 Pts
 D.O.T. Domestic82.781.90.9
 International77.478.7-1.3
 Atlantic78.178.6-0.6
 Latin America76.578.1-1.6
 Pacific79.082.0-3.0
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED 78,640,71885,493,767-8.0 %
SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES 1,504,1871,870,557-19.6 %


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