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    American Airlines Reports October Traffic

    American Airlines reported an October load factor of 83.6 percent, an increase of 0.5 points versus the same period last year.

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines reported an October load factor of 83.6 percent, an increase of 0.5 points versus the same period last year. Traffic increased 5.2 percent and capacity increased 4.6 percent year over year.

    Domestic traffic increased 1.6 percent year over year on 0.7 percent more capacity. International traffic increased by 11.2 percent relative to last year on a capacity increase of 10.9 percent.

    American boarded 7.3 million passengers in October.

    Detailed traffic and capacity are attached.

    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES





    October







    2010


    2009


    CHANGE

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)








    SYSTEM

    10,770,648


    10,239,683


    5.2

    %



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    6,545,882


    6,441,480


    1.6




    INTERNATIONAL

    4,224,766


    3,798,203


    11.2




    ATLANTIC

    1,824,339


    1,660,290


    9.9




    LATIN AMERICA

    1,826,724


    1,692,101


    8




    PACIFIC

    573,703


    445,812


    28.7


    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)








    SYSTEM

    12,888,396


    12,327,196


    4.6

    %



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    7,741,915


    7,687,998


    0.7




    INTERNATIONAL

    5,146,481


    4,639,198


    10.9




    ATLANTIC

    2,178,295


    1,981,336


    9.9




    LATIN AMERICA

    2,290,716


    2,103,043


    8.9




    PACIFIC

    677,470


    554,819


    22.1


    LOAD FACTOR








    SYSTEM

    83.6

    %

    83.1

    %

    0.5

    Pts



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    84.6


    83.8


    0.8




    INTERNATIONAL

    82.1


    81.9


    0.2




    ATLANTIC

    83.8


    83.8


    0




    LATIN AMERICA

    79.7


    80.5


    -0.7




    PACIFIC

    84.7


    80.4


    4.3


    PASSENGERS BOARDED

    7,296,426


    7,125,619


    2.4

    %










    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

    173,971


    158,477


    9.8

    %




    AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

    COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES





    YEAR-TO-DATE October







    2010


    2009


    CHANGE

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)








    SYSTEM

    105,210,327


    102,729,663


    2.4

    %



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    64,799,810


    64,471,822


    0.5




    INTERNATIONAL

    40,410,518


    38,257,841


    5.6




    ATLANTIC

    16,220,070


    15,835,678


    2.4




    LATIN AMERICA

    19,059,951


    17,966,374


    6.1




    PACIFIC

    5,130,497


    4,455,789


    15.1


    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)








    SYSTEM

    128,052,959


    127,185,768


    0.7

    %



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    77,801,273


    77,720,863


    0.1




    INTERNATIONAL

    50,251,686


    49,464,906


    1.6




    ATLANTIC

    19,905,672


    20,240,075


    -1.7




    LATIN AMERICA

    24,232,120


    23,588,190


    2.7




    PACIFIC

    6,113,893


    5,636,641


    8.5


    LOAD FACTOR








    SYSTEM

    82.2

    %

    80.8

    %

    1.4

    Pts



    D.O.T. DOMESTIC

    83.3


    83


    0.3




    INTERNATIONAL

    80.4


    77.3


    3.1




    ATLANTIC

    81.5


    78.2


    3.2




    LATIN AMERICA

    78.7


    76.2


    2.5




    PACIFIC

    83.9


    79.1


    4.9


    PASSENGERS BOARDED

    72,119,573


    71,954,887


    0.2

    %










    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

    1,575,666


    1,343,784


    17.3

    %




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