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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

    %

     
      
             

     

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

    SOURCE American Airlines

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