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    American Airlines Reports November Traffic

    American Airlines Reports November Traffic

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines reported a November load factor of 82.3 percent, an increase of 1.9 points versus the same period last year. Capacity was lower by 4.0 percent, while traffic was lower by 1.7 percent year-over-year.

    International traffic was lower by 1.8 percent on 2.3 percent less capacity, resulting in an increase in international load factor of 0.5 points versus November of last year. Domestic load factor was 84.3 percent, an increase of 2.8 points year-over-year. Domestic capacity and traffic were lower by 5.0 and 1.7 percent year-over-year respectively.

    American boarded 6.8 million passengers in November.

    Detailed traffic and capacity are attached.

     

    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES

     

     

     

     

    November

     

     

     

     

     

    2011

     

    2010

     

    CHANGE

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

    9,735,358

     

    9,907,708

     

    (1.7)

    %

     

     

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    6,024,062

     

    6,130,231

     

    (1.7)

     

     

     

    INTERNATIONAL

    3,711,296

     

    3,777,477

     

    (1.8)

     

     

     

    ATLANTIC

    1,299,647

     

    1,337,674

     

    (2.8)

     

     

     

    LATIN AMERICA

    1,919,764

     

    1,922,420

     

    (0.1)

     

     

     

    PACIFIC

    491,885

     

    517,383

     

    (4.9)

     

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

    11,822,884

     

    12,313,798

     

    (4.0)

    %

     

     

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    7,147,652

     

    7,527,625

     

    (5.0)

     

     

     

    INTERNATIONAL

    4,675,232

     

    4,786,173

     

    (2.3)

     

     

     

    ATLANTIC

    1,675,416

     

    1,748,534

     

    (4.2)

     

     

     

    LATIN AMERICA

    2,367,132

     

    2,399,232

     

    (1.3)

     

     

     

    PACIFIC

    632,684

     

    638,408

     

    (0.9)

     

    LOAD FACTOR

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

    82.3

    %

    80.5

    %

    1.9

    Pts

     

     

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    84.3

     

    81.4

     

    2.8

     

     

     

    INTERNATIONAL

    79.4

     

    78.9

     

    0.5

     

     

     

    ATLANTIC

    77.6

     

    76.5

     

    1.1

     

     

     

    LATIN AMERICA

    81.1

     

    80.1

     

    1.0

     

     

     

    PACIFIC

    77.7

     

    81

     

    (3.3)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

    6,805,893

     

    6,871,522

     

    (1.0)

    %

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 

    143,447

     

    158,380

     

    (9.4)

    %

     

    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    YEAR-TO-DATE November

     

     

     

     

    2011

     

    2010

     

    CHANGE

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

    116,206,630

     

    115,115,908

     

    0.9

    %

     

     

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    70,189,742

     

    70,928,774

     

    (1.0)

     

     

     

    INTERNATIONAL

    46,016,888

     

    44,187,134

     

    4.1

     

     

     

    ATLANTIC

    17,714,405

     

    17,557,677

     

    0.9

     

     

     

    LATIN AMERICA

    21,982,331

     

    20,981,574

     

    4.8

     

     

     

    PACIFIC

    6,320,152

     

    5,647,883

     

    11.9

     

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

    141,592,847

     

    140,364,037

     

    0.9

    %

     

     

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    84,119,552

     

    85,327,179

     

    (1.4)

     

     

     

    INTERNATIONAL

    57,473,295

     

    55,036,858

     

    4.4

     

     

     

    ATLANTIC

    22,176,723

     

    21,653,828

     

    2.4

     

     

     

    LATIN AMERICA

    27,168,645

     

    26,630,811

     

    2.0

     

     

     

    PACIFIC

    8,127,926

     

    6,752,219

     

    20.4

     

    LOAD FACTOR

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

    82.1

    %

    82

    %

    0.1

    Pts

     

     

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    83.4

     

    83.1

     

    0.3

     

     

     

    INTERNATIONAL

    80.1

     

    80.3

     

    (0.2)

     

     

     

    ATLANTIC

    79.9

     

    81.1

     

    (1.2)

     

     

     

    LATIN AMERICA

    80.9

     

    78.8

     

    2.1

     

     

     

    PACIFIC

    77.8

     

    83.6

     

    (5.9)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

    79,029,693

     

    78,992,321

     

    0.0

    %

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 

    1,638,697

     

    1,734,090

     

    (5.5)

    %

     

    About American Airlines
    American Airlines, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® carrier serve 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories with, on average, more than 3,300 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, AA.com®, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members and members-elect serve more than 900 destinations with more than 10,000 daily flights to 149 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR).

    AMR Corporation, and certain of its United States-based subsidiaries, including American Airlines, Inc. and AMR Eagle Holding Corporation, on Nov. 29 filed voluntary petitions for Chapter 11 reorganization in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. More information about the Chapter 11 filing is available on the Internet at http://aa.com/restructuring.

    Current AMR Corp. news releases can be accessed at http://www.aa.com

     

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