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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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