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American Airlines Reports October Traffic

American Airlines reported an October load factor of 83.2 percent, which compares to 83.6 percent in the same period last year

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines reported an October load factor of 83.2 percent, which compares to 83.6 percent in the same period last year. American's capacity and traffic were 0.7 percent and 1.1 percent lower year-over-year, respectively.

Domestic load factor increased 0.3 points to 84.9 percent, as capacity and traffic decreased by 2.1 and 1.8 percent year-over-year, respectively. International traffic was consistent relative to last October on a capacity increase of 1.5 percent, resulting in international load factor being lower by 1.3 points versus the same period last year.

American boarded 7.2 million passengers in October.

Detailed traffic and capacity are attached.

AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES

 
   

October

    
   

2011

 

2010

 

CHANGE

 

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

       
 

SYSTEM

10,653,060

 

10,768,521

 

-1.1

%

 
  

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

6,430,056

 

6,544,615

 

-1.8

  
  

INTERNATIONAL

4,223,004

 

4,223,906

 

0

  
  

ATLANTIC

1,812,614

 

1,824,272

 

-0.6

  
  

LATIN AMERICA

1,822,630

 

1,825,928

 

-0.2

  
  

PACIFIC

587,760

 

573,706

 

2.4

  

AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

       
 

SYSTEM

12,799,745

 

12,885,676

 

-0.7

%

 
  

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

7,575,250

 

7,740,196

 

-2.1

  
  

INTERNATIONAL

5,224,495

 

5,145,480

 

1.5

  
  

ATLANTIC

2,211,266

 

2,177,917

 

1.5

  
  

LATIN AMERICA

2,259,099

 

2,290,176

 

-1.4

  
  

PACIFIC

754,130

 

677,388

 

11.3

  

LOAD FACTOR

        
 

SYSTEM

83.2

%

83.6

%

-0.3

Pts

 
  

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

84.9

 

84.6

 

0.3

  
  

INTERNATIONAL

80.8

 

82.1

 

-1.3

  
  

ATLANTIC

82.0

 

83.8

 

-1.8

  
  

LATIN AMERICA

80.7

 

79.7

 

1.0

  
  

PACIFIC

77.9

 

84.7

 

-6.8

  
          

PASSENGERS BOARDED

7,233,649

 

7,297,652

 

-0.9

%

 
          

SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)  

153,082

 

174,015

 

-12

%

 
  
         

 

AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES

 
   

YEAR-TO-DATE October

    
   

2011

 

2010

 

CHANGE

 

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

       
 

SYSTEM

106,475,788

 

105,208,200

 

1.2

%

 
  

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

64,166,228

 

64,798,543

 

-1.0

  
  

INTERNATIONAL

42,309,560

 

40,409,657

 

4.7

  
  

ATLANTIC

16,414,597

 

16,220,002

 

1.2

  
  

LATIN AMERICA

20,066,687

 

19,059,155

 

5.3

  
  

PACIFIC

5,828,276

 

5,130,500

 

13.6

  

AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

       
 

SYSTEM

129,775,243

 

128,050,239

 

1.3

%

 
  

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

76,972,818

 

77,799,555

 

-1.1

  
  

INTERNATIONAL

52,802,425

 

50,250,685

 

5.1

  
  

ATLANTIC

20,501,237

 

19,905,294

 

3.0

  
  

LATIN AMERICA

24,805,876

 

24,231,580

 

2.4

  
  

PACIFIC

7,495,312

 

6,113,811

 

22.6

  

LOAD FACTOR

        
 

SYSTEM

82.0

%

82.2

%

-0.1

Pts

 
  

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

83.4

 

83.3

 

0.1

  
  

INTERNATIONAL

80.1

 

80.4

 

-0.3

  
  

ATLANTIC

80.1

 

81.5

 

-1.4

  
  

LATIN AMERICA

80.9

 

78.7

 

2.2

  
  

PACIFIC

77.8

 

83.9

 

-6.2

  
          

PASSENGERS BOARDED

72,223,185

 

72,120,799

 

0.1

%

 
          

SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

1,495,133

 

1,575,710

 

-5.1

%

 
  
         

 

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SOURCE American Airlines

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