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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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