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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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