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    American Airlines Reports October Traffic

    American Airlines reported an October load factor of 79.0 percent, a decline of 1.5 points versus the same period last year. Traffic decreased 8.8 percent and capacity decreased 7.0 percent year over year.

    Domestic traffic decreased 11.5 percent year over year on 10.3 percent less capacity. International traffic decreased by 3.6 percent relative to last year on a capacity decrease of 1.1 percent.

    American boarded 7.4 million passengers in October.

    AMERICAN AIRLINES
    PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
    (excludes charter services)

      October
      20082007CHANGE
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 10,511,47511,522,647-8.8 %
     D.O.T Domestic6,651,2887,519,252-11.5
     International3,860,1874,003,395-3.6
     Atlantic1,685,5661,783,969-5.5
     Latin America1,704,3881,737,626-1.9
     Pacific470,233481,800-2.4
         
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 13,298,58914,304,670-7.0 %
     D.O.T. Domestic8,297,7109,249,055-10.3
     International5,000,8795,055,615-1.1
     Atlantic2,183,4522,220,082-1.6
     Latin America2,234,0322,256,329-1.0
     Pacific583,395579,2030.7
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 79.080.6-1.5 Pts
     D.O.T. Domestic80.281.3-1.1
     International77.279.2-2.0
     Atlantic77.280.4-3.2
     Latin America76.377.0-0.7
     Pacific80.683.2-2.6
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED 7,435,4718,181,254-9.1 %
    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 167,215187,803-11.0 %
         
      Year-To-Date October
      20082007Change
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 111,874,895116,036,923-3.6 %
     D.O.T. Domestic70,986,31675,473,830-5.9
     International40,888,57940,563,0930.8
     Atlantic16,474,62516,885,367-2.4
     Latin America19,788,01618,979,5054.3
     Pacific4,625,9374,698,221-1.5
         
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)    
    SYSTEM 138,011,500141,885,328-2.7 %
     D.O.T. Domestic86,317,40490,626,887-4.8
     International51,694,09651,258,4410.8
     Atlantic20,893,79121,084,448-0.9
     Latin America25,191,95324,545,2572.6
     Pacific5,608,3525,628,737-0.4
         
    LOAD FACTOR    
    SYSTEM 81.181.8-0.7 Pts
     D.O.T. Domestic82.283.3-1.0
     International79.179.10.0
     Atlantic78.880.1-1.2
     Latin America78.577.31.2
     Pacific82.583.5-1.0
         
    PASSENGERS BOARDED 78,773,09482,257,322-4.2 %
    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES 1,714,4551,761,863-2.7 %

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    First Call Analyst:
    FCMN Contact: rick.wilbins@aa.com

    SOURCE: American Airlines

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

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