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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 %

Current AMR Corp. releases can be accessed on the Internet. The address is http://www.aa.com/

 

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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