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    American Airlines Reports October Traffic

    American Airlines, the world's largest airline and a member of the oneworld® Alliance, reported an October load factor of 80.6 percent -- an increase of 3.0 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic increased 3.6 percent year over year as capacity decreased 0.2 percent.

    Domestic traffic increased 2.8 percent year over year on 1.1 percent more capacity. International traffic increased by 5.1 percent relative to last year on a capacity decrease of 2.5 percent.

    American boarded 8.2 million passengers in October.

    About American Airlines

    American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, 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 serve nearly 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, the AmericanConnection® airlines, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.



    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES

     

     

    October

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2007

     

    2006

     

    CHANGE

     

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

    11,526,471

     

    11,124,314

     

    3.6

    %

     

     

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    7,520,845

     

    7,314,785

     

    2.8

     

     

     

    INTERNATIONAL

    4,005,626

     

    3,809,528

     

    5.1

     

     

     

    ATLANTIC

    1,784,800

     

    1,655,907

     

    7.8

     

     

     

    LATIN AMERICA

    1,739,031

     

    1,598,541

     

    8.8

     

     

     

    PACIFIC

    481,795

     

    555,081

     

    -13.2

     

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

    14,309,605

     

    14,339,922

     

    -0.2

    %

     

     

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    9,250,992

     

    9,152,984

     

    1.1

     

     

     

    INTERNATIONAL

    5,058,613

     

    5,186,938

     

    -2.5

     

     

     

    ATLANTIC

    2,221,055

     

    2,236,269

     

    -0.7

     

     

     

    LATIN AMERICA

    2,258,290

     

    2,223,555

     

    1.6

     

     

     

    PACIFIC

    579,268

     

    727,114

     

    -20.3

     

    LOAD FACTOR

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

    80.6

    %

    77.6

    %

    3.0

    Pts

     

     

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    81.3

     

    79.9

     

    1.4

     

     

     

    INTERNATIONAL

    79.2

     

    73.4

     

    5.8

     

     

     

    ATLANTIC

    80.4

     

    74.0

     

    6.4

     

     

     

    LATIN AMERICA

    77.0

     

    71.9

     

    5.1

     

     

     

    PACIFIC

    83.2

     

    76.3

     

    6.9

     

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

     

    8,180,270

     

    7,852,672

     

    4.2

    %

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

    187,812

     

    200,143

     

    -6.2

    %

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES

     

     

    YEAR-TO-DATE October

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    2007

     

    2006

     

    CHANGE

     

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

    116,040,747

     

    117,333,301

     

    -1.1

    %

     

     

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    75,475,423

     

    76,461,599

     

    -1.3

     

     

     

    INTERNATIONAL

    40,565,324

     

    40,871,702

     

    -0.7

     

     

     

    ATLANTIC

    16,886,198

     

    17,117,315

     

    -1.4

     

     

     

    LATIN AMERICA

    18,980,909

     

    18,305,294

     

    3.7

     

     

     

    PACIFIC

    4,698,216

     

    5,449,094

     

    -13.8

     

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

    141,890,263

     

    146,165,247

     

    -2.9

    %

     

     

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    90,628,824

     

    93,397,924

     

    -3.0

     

     

     

    INTERNATIONAL

    51,261,440

     

    52,767,323

     

    -2.9

     

     

     

    ATLANTIC

    21,085,421

     

    21,323,586

     

    -1.1

     

     

     

    LATIN AMERICA

    24,547,218

     

    24,418,655

     

    0.5

     

     

     

    PACIFIC

    5,628,801

     

    7,025,083

     

    -19.9

     

    LOAD FACTOR

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM

     

    81.8

    %

    80.3

    %

    1.5

    Pts

     

     

    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    83.3

     

    81.9

     

    1.4

     

     

     

    INTERNATIONAL

    79.1

     

    77.5

     

    1.6

     

     

     

    ATLANTIC

    80.1

     

    80.3

     

    -0.2

     

     

     

    LATIN AMERICA

    77.3

     

    75.0

     

    2.3

     

     

     

    PACIFIC

    83.5

     

    77.6

     

    5.9

     

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

     

    82,256,338

     

    82,378,905

     

    -0.1

    %

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

    1,761,872

     

    1,840,350

     

    -4.3

    First Call Analyst:

     

    FCMN Contact: rick.wilbins@aa.com

    SOURCE: American Airlines

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

    Web site: http://www.aa.com/

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