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American Airlines Reports September Traffic

American Airlines, the world's largest airline and a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, reported a September load factor of 78.4 percent -- an increase of 2.9 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic increased 2.4 percent year over year as capacity decreased 1.4 percent.

Domestic traffic increased 2.1 percent year over year on 0.6 percent less capacity. International traffic increased by 2.8 percent relative to last year on a capacity decrease of 2.8 percent.

American boarded 7.5 million passengers in September.

About American Airlines

American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection® airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve nearly 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, the AmericanConnection® airlines, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. .

 

AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES

 

 

September

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2007

 

2006

 

CHANGE

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

10,846,568

 

10,596,816

 

2.4

%

 

 

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

6,886,511

 

6,743,917

 

2.1

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL

3,960,057

 

3,852,899

 

2.8

 

 

 

ATLANTIC

1,821,976

 

1,798,872

 

1.3

 

 

 

LATIN AMERICA

1,672,100

 

1,531,672

 

9.2

 

 

 

PACIFIC

465,981

 

522,355

 

- 10.8

 

AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

13,829,988

 

14,028,909

 

-1.4

%

 

 

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

8,833,819

 

8,887,014

 

-0.6

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL

4,996,169

 

5,141,895

 

-2.8

 

 

 

ATLANTIC

2,214,843

 

2,239,202

 

-1.1

 

 

 

LATIN AMERICA

2,223,156

 

2,181,993

 

1.9

 

 

 

PACIFIC

558,170

 

720,701

 

-22.6

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

78.4

%

75.5

%

2.9

Pts

 

 

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

78.0

 

75.9

 

2.1

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL

79.3

 

74.9

 

4.4

 

 

 

ATLANTIC

82.3

 

80.3

 

2.0

 

 

 

LATIN AMERICA

75.2

 

70.2

 

5.0

 

 

 

PACIFIC

83.5

 

72.5

 

11.0

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

7,514,091

 

7,262,089

 

3.5

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

 

172,321

 

187,484

 

-8.1

%

 

AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES

 

 

YEAR-TO-DATE September

 

 

 

 

2007

 

2006

 

CHANGE

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

104,511,390

 

106,208,987

 

-1.6

%

 

 

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

67,954,559

 

69,146,813

 

-1.7

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL

36,556,830

 

37,062,174

 

-1.4

 

 

 

ATLANTIC

15,099,291

 

15,461,408

 

-2.3

 

 

 

LATIN AMERICA

17,241,113

 

16,706,753

 

3.2

 

 

 

PACIFIC

4,216,427

 

4,894,013

 

-13.8

 

AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

127,577,744

 

131,825,325

 

-3.2

%

 

 

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

81,377,832

 

84,244,940

 

-3.4

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL

46,199,912

 

47,580,385

 

-2.9

 

 

 

ATLANTIC

18,862,166

 

19,087,317

 

-1.2

 

 

 

LATIN AMERICA

22,288,142

 

22,195,100

 

0.4

 

 

 

PACIFIC

5,049,604

 

6,297,969

 

-19.8

 

LOAD FACTOR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM

 

81.9

%

80.6

%

1.3

Pts

 

 

D.O.T. DOMESTIC

83.5

 

82.1

 

1.4

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL

79.1

 

77.9

 

1.2

 

 

 

ATLANTIC

80.1

 

81.0

 

-0.9

 

 

 

LATIN AMERICA

77.4

 

75.3

 

2.1

 

 

 

PACIFIC

83.5

 

77.7

 

5.8

 

PASSENGERS BOARDED

 

74,071,641

 

74,526,233

 

-0.6

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

 

1,573,951

 

1,640,207

 

-4.0

First Call Analyst:
FCMN Contact: rick.wilbins@aa.com

SOURCE: American Airlines, Inc.

CONTACT: Tim Wagner, Corporate Communications, +1-817-967-1577,
corp.comm@aa.com

Web site: http://www.aa.com/

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