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    American Airlines Reports November Traffic

    American Airlines reported a November load factor of 80.4 percent, an increase of 0.9 points versus the same period last year.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines reported a November load factor of 80.4 percent, an increase of 0.9 points versus the same period last year. Traffic increased 4.3 percent and capacity increased 3.2 percent year over year.

    Domestic traffic increased 2.7 percent year over year on 1.4 percent more capacity. International traffic increased by 7.2 percent relative to last year on a capacity increase of 6.3 percent.

    American boarded 6.9 million passengers in November.

    Detailed traffic and capacity are attached.

    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES

     
       

    November

        
       

    2010

     

    2009

     

    CHANGE

     

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

     

    9,903,005

     

    9,491,282

     

    4.3

    %

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    6,129,267

     

    5,969,811

     

    2.7

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    3,773,738

     

    3,521,471

     

    7.2

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    1,336,941

     

    1,322,322

     

    1.1

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    1,919,408

     

    1,773,018

     

    8.3

      
      

    PACIFIC

    517,389

     

    426,131

     

    21.4

      

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

     

    12,309,739

     

    11,924,096

     

    3.2

    %

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    7,527,473

     

    7,423,671

     

    1.4

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    4,782,266

     

    4,500,425

     

    6.3

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    1,747,733

     

    1,737,351

     

    0.6

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    2,396,048

     

    2,218,627

     

    8.0

      
      

    PACIFIC

    638,485

     

    544,447

     

    17.3

      

    LOAD FACTOR

           
     

    SYSTEM

     

    80.4

    %

    79.6

    %

    0.9

    Pts

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    81.4

     

    80.4

     

    1.0

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    78.9

     

    78.2

     

    0.7

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    76.5

     

    76.1

     

    0.4

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    80.1

     

    79.9

     

    0.2

      
      

    PACIFIC

    81.0

     

    78.3

     

    2.8

      

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

    6,867,843

     

    6,688,671

     

    2.7

    %

     
              

    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

    158,424

     

    160,608

     

    -1.4

    %

     
      
             

     

    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES

     
       

    YEAR-TO-DATE November

     
       

    2010

     

    2009

     

    CHANGE

     

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

     

    115,111,205

     

    112,220,945

     

    2.6

    %

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    70,927,810

     

    70,441,633

     

    0.7

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    44,183,395

     

    41,779,312

     

    5.8

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    17,556,943

     

    17,158,000

     

    2.3

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    20,978,563

     

    19,739,392

     

    6.3

      
      

    PACIFIC

    5,647,889

     

    4,881,920

     

    15.7

      

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

           
     

    SYSTEM

     

    140,359,978

     

    139,109,864

     

    0.9

    %

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    85,327,028

     

    85,144,534

     

    0.2

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    55,032,951

     

    53,965,330

     

    2.0

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    21,653,027

     

    21,977,425

     

    -1.5

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    26,627,628

     

    25,806,817

     

    3.2

      
      

    PACIFIC

    6,752,296

     

    6,181,088

     

    9.2

      

    LOAD FACTOR

           
     

    SYSTEM

     

    82.0

    %

    80.7

    %

    1.3

    Pts

     
      

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    83.1

     

    82.7

     

    0.4

      
      

    INTERNATIONAL

    80.3

     

    77.4

     

    2.9

      
      

    ATLANTIC

    81.1

     

    78.1

     

    3.0

      
      

    LATIN AMERICA

    78.8

     

    76.5

     

    2.3

      
      

    PACIFIC

    83.6

     

    79.0

     

    4.7

      

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

    78,988,642

     

    78,643,558

     

    0.4

    %

     
              

    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)  

    1,734,134

     

    1,504,392

     

    15.3

    %

     
      
             

     

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    SOURCE American Airlines

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