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AMR Corporation Reports Net Profit Of $357 Million, Excluding Reorganization And Special Items - AMR's Best Second Quarter Result In Company History
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On a GAAP Basis, Net Profit was $220 Million, a $461 Million Improvement over Second Quarter of Last Year and the First Second Quarter Net Profit Since 2007

FORT WORTH, Texas, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corporation, the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., today reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013. Key highlights include:

  • Consolidated and mainline passenger revenue of $5.6 billion and $4.9 billion, respectively – highest passenger revenue for the second quarter in company history
  • Net profit of $357 million, excluding reorganization and special items, a $262 million improvement year-over-year
  • Operating profit of $502 million, excluding special items, a $254 million improvement over second quarter 2012. GAAP operating profit of $489 million, a $347 million improvement year-over-year
  • Consolidated unit costs, excluding fuel and special items, improved 5.8 percent year-over-year, marking the third consecutive quarter of unit cost reduction on that basis
  • American continued its fleet renewal and took delivery of nine fuel-efficient Boeing 737-800s and three 777-300ERs in the quarter. For the year, the company has taken delivery of 24 new aircraft, including six 777-300ERs
  • American and US Airways continue to anticipate closing their merger in the third quarter of 2013


"American delivered its best financial performance for a second quarter, excluding special items, in the company's history," said Tom Horton, AMR's chairman, president and CEO. "And the momentum is building as we plan for the impending merger with US Airways. I want to thank the American team, 73,000 strong around the world, whose hard work and dedication made this possible. Thanks to them, the new American is taking flight."

In the second quarter of 2013, GAAP net profit was $220 million, a $461 million improvement compared to the prior-year period. Excluding reorganization and special items, second quarter 2013 net profit was $357 million, a $262 million improvement compared to the prior-year period. This record setting quarterly result was bolstered by a June during which the company recorded its best monthly profit, excluding reorganization and special items, in its history. In the quarter, AMR had $137 million of reorganization and special items, which are detailed below.

Financial Progress

AMR continues to execute on its objectives as it nears the completion of its restructuring efforts and prepares for its merger with US Airways. With many financial and operating changes from its restructuring already in place, it expects to realize additional improvements as the company continues to implement new terms negotiated with certain vendors and suppliers. It also plans to compete more effectively in the future when American expects to introduce larger regional jets into the operation, which will enable it to better match aircraft size with demand in certain markets.

"Through the enormous efforts of people throughout our company, the financial trajectory of AMR has improved dramatically and its positive impact can be seen across our business," said Bella Goren, AMR's chief financial officer. "Looking forward, additional initiatives we have underway are expected to further build on our progress."

In the second quarter of 2013, AMR strengthened its liquidity and reduced interest rates through several key transactions. It closed on a $1.05 billion term loan and a $1 billion revolving credit facility. The revolving credit facility will be available upon emergence from its restructuring. AMR also completed a private offering of approximately $120 million of enhanced equipment trust certificates and received gross proceeds of approximately $216 million from the remarketing of tax-exempt bonds related to its Tulsa maintenance base.

AMR realized year-over-year cost improvements across its business, excluding fuel. Furthermore, to position the company for the future, American is in the midst of a significant renewal and transformation of its fleet and has taken delivery of 42 new fuel efficient Boeing 737-800 and 777-300ER aircraft over the past 12 months. During the full year of 2013, American expects to take delivery of 59 new mainline aircraft.

In one of the most effective major corporate restructurings ever, AMR's proposed Plan of Reorganization provides the potential for full recovery for American's unsecured creditors and a recovery of at least 3.5 percent of the aggregate diluted common stock of the combined airline for the company's existing shareholders.

Revenue Performance

For the second quarter of 2013, AMR reported consolidated revenue of approximately $6.4 billion, comparable with AMR's record-setting consolidated revenue results in the same period last year. Consolidated and mainline passenger revenue in the second quarter of 2013 was the highest second quarter passenger revenue result in company history. Respectively, they increased 0.2 percent to $5.6 billion and 1.1 percent to $4.9 billion, compared to the second quarter of 2012.

"This quarter's results are solid evidence that our customers continue to respond positively to improvements in our network, renewal of our fleet and American's ongoing introduction of industry-leading amenities," said Virasb Vahidi, American's chief commercial officer. "We continue to make progress in offering a customer experience that rivals the best airlines in the world and provides a strong foundation for the future."

Second quarter 2013 consolidated and mainline capacity were both up approximately 1.1 percent year-over-over, while consolidated and mainline passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) were lower by 0.9 percent and 0.1 percent, respectively.

While a decrease in close-in demand was observed beginning in March, actions taken in the second quarter to maintain load factor resulted in sequential PRASM improvement throughout the quarter.

American's mainline load factor, or the percentage of total seats filled, was 84.8 percent during the second quarter, compared to 85.1 percent in the second quarter of 2012. Mainline passenger yield, which represents the average fares paid, increased 0.2 percent year-over-year.

Despite revenue headwinds and against the backdrop of a sluggish economy, AMR was able to drive profitability and significant margin expansion in the second quarter.

Operating Expense

For the second quarter, AMR's consolidated operating expenses decreased $350 million, or 5.5 percent, versus the same period in 2012. AMR's mainline and consolidated cost per available seat mile (unit cost) in the second quarter decreased 7.5 percent and 6.6 percent, respectively. Excluding special items, AMR's consolidated operating expenses decreased $257 million, or 4.1 percent, year-over-year.

Taking into account the impact of fuel hedging, AMR paid $3.02 per gallon for jet fuel in the second quarter of 2013 versus $3.24 per gallon in the second quarter of 2012, a 6.8 percent decrease. The company paid $70 million less for fuel in the second quarter of 2013 than it did in the prior-year period.

Excluding fuel and special items, mainline and consolidated unit costs in the second quarter of 2013 decreased 6.5 percent and 5.8 percent year-over-year, respectively, primarily driven by the company's restructuring efforts. This was the third consecutive quarter of non-fuel unit cost reduction.

In addition, AMR achieved an operating profit of $502 million and an operating margin of approximately 7.8 percent, an improvement of approximately $254 million and 3.9 points, respectively, over the prior-year period, excluding special items in both periods. On a GAAP basis, AMR realized an operating profit of $489 million and an operating margin of approximately 7.6 percent, an improvement of approximately $347 million and 5.4 points, respectively, over the prior-year period.

An unaudited summary of second quarter 2013 results, including reconciliations of non-GAAP to GAAP financial measures, is available in the tables at the back of this press release.

Cash Position

The company ended the second quarter with approximately $7.1 billion in cash and short-term investments, including a restricted cash balance of $863 million, compared to a balance of approximately $5.8 billion in cash and short-term investments, including a restricted balance of approximately $772 million, at the end of the second quarter of 2012.

Total cash and short-term investments increased approximately $2.0 billion from the first quarter ended 2013. Approximately $1.2 billion of the increase in cash and short-term investments was generated from operating activities, while the balance was significantly bolstered by the financing activities described above. 

Pending Merger with US Airways

American and US Airways made significant progress toward planning for the closing of the merger and integrating the two airlines. Led by the Integration Management Office (IMO), integration planning teams and cross-functional task forces are defining the manner in which the two companies will combine their commercial, customer service, operations and corporate functions after the merger closes. During the quarter, the IMO held two Merger Planning Summits.

The following merger milestones were achieved in the second quarter:

  • April 2-3: Integration Planning Kickoff — 29 planning teams comprised of leaders from both airlines to plan the integration
  • May 6: IMO Planning Summit – IMO team met to conduct planning activities required for merger close and beyond
  • May 10: The bankruptcy court presiding over American's restructuring entered an order approving the merger with US Airways, subject to confirmation and consummation of American's Plan of Reorganization (the Plan)  
  • June 10: American and US Airways announced the Board of Directors and senior leadership team responsible for guiding the combined company, American Airlines Group Inc., effective upon the closing of the merger
  • June 10: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Form S-4 Registration Statement was declared effective by the SEC, which gave US Airways shareholders the opportunity to review the proxy statement included in the Form S-4 and vote on the proposed merger at the US Airways annual shareholder meeting on July 12, 2013
  • June 19: American and US Airways jointly testified before the Senate Subcommittee on Aviation, Operations, Safety, and Security that the new American Airlines will be a stronger, more competitive airline that will provide significant benefits to customers, employees, financial stakeholders and communities of both airlines
  • June 27- 28: IMO Master Planning Summit — Individual teams met to review planning progress and establish the master plan for the overall integration
  • July 12: US Airways shareholders, at their annual shareholders meeting, overwhelmingly approved the merger agreement with AMR

"Our teams are keenly focused on developing and implementing a plan to ensure a good result for our customers when we come together as one company," said Beverly Goulet, American's Chief Integration Officer. "Bringing together two airlines is complex work, but our teams are working exceptionally well together toward building the world's leading airline."

The merger is conditioned on approval by regulatory authorities, expiration of statutory waiting periods, other customary closing conditions, and confirmation and consummation of the Plan in accordance with the provisions of the Bankruptcy Code. The combination is expected to be completed in the third quarter of 2013. 

Recent Business Highlights

American continued to generate positive momentum throughout its business, while preparing for emergence from restructuring and its pending merger with US Airways. Recent highlights include:

  • American strengthened its expanding global network by launching or announcing new service from its hubs to international destinations, including Miami-Milan; New York (JFK)-Dublin; Dallas/Fort Worth-Seoul, South Korea; Chicago O'Hare-Düsseldorf, Germany; DFW-Lima, Peru; and Miami and the Caribbean (Martinique and Guadeloupe).
    • Additionally, American significantly enhanced its service from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) by launching or announcing nine new destinations, including new daily non-stop service from LAX to Sao Paulo beginning on Nov. 21.
    • On July 1, American, British Airways and Iberia welcomed Finnair to the Atlantic Joint Business.
  • The American Airlines AAdvantage Program was named Airline Program of the Year at the 2013 Freddie Awards.
  • The new American Airlines identity received a 2013 bronze CLIO award for best corporate identity design.
  • American Airlines Cargo was named the Best Cargo Airline of the Americas for the sixth consecutive year by readers of Air Cargo News, the world's leading air cargo industry publication.
  • American opened its Flagship Check-In for premium customers at JFK. This is American's third airport offering the expedited and personalized check-in experience. Chicago's O'Hare airport will open its Flagship Check-In today, making it American's fourth airport to offer this enhanced customer experience.  
  • In June, American completed the successful rollout of its industry-leading Electronic Flight Bag program with the discontinuation of paper revisions to terminal charts, making it the first major commercial airline to fully utilize tablets in all cockpits during all phases of flight.

Restructuring Progress

On June 7, 2013, the Court presiding over the Company's Chapter 11 cases entered an order approving American's Disclosure Statement and authorized the company to begin soliciting approval of the Plan from AMR's creditors and stockholders. The Plan voting deadline is July 29, 2013. 

The hearing before the Court to consider confirmation of the Plan is scheduled for Aug. 15, 2013. The effective date of the Plan and American's emergence from restructuring are expected to occur simultaneously with the closing of the merger with US Airways. American and US Airways continue to expect to close their merger in the third quarter of 2013.

Reorganization and Special Items

AMR's second quarter 2013 results include the impact of $137 million in reorganization and special items.

  • Of that amount, AMR recognized a $124 million loss in reorganization items resulting from certain of its direct and indirect U.S. subsidiaries' voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 on Nov. 29, 2011. These items primarily consist of estimated allowed claim amounts for certain special facility revenue bonds as well as for professional fees.
  • The company's operating expenses for the second quarter also include special charges and merger-related expenses of $13 million.

Capacity Guidance

AMR estimates consolidated capacity in the third quarter of 2013 to be up approximately 2.7 percent versus the third quarter of 2012, driven by the combination of a longer average stage length per operation flown, and by new or increased capacity into South Korea, Mexico, Central and South America. For the full year 2013, consolidated capacity is estimated to increase approximately 1.5 percent versus the prior year. This guidance is for independent AMR Corporation and does not include US Airways.

American continues to make progress in implementing Main Cabin Extra, providing customers with more leg room in the Main Cabin. To date, American has completed the retrofit of its MD-80, Boeing 757, 767 fleets and 95 percent of its 737 fleet.

About American Airlines

American Airlines focuses on providing an exceptional travel experience across the globe, serving more than 260 airports in more than 50 countries and territories. American's fleet of nearly 900 aircraft fly more than 3,500 daily flights worldwide from hubs in Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. American flies to nearly 100 international locations including important markets such as London, Madrid, Sao Paulo and Tokyo. With more than 500 new planes scheduled to join the fleet, including continued deliveries of the Boeing 737 family of aircraft and new additions such as the Boeing 777-300ER and the Airbus A320 family of aircraft, American is building toward the youngest and most modern fleet among major U.S. carriers. American's website, aa.com®, provides customers with easy access to check and book fares, and personalized news, information and travel offers. American's AAdvantage® program lets members redeem miles for flights to almost 950 destinations worldwide, as well as flight upgrades, vacation packages, car rentals, hotel stays and other retail products. The airline also offers nearly 40 Admirals Club® locations worldwide providing comfort, convenience, and an environment with a full range of services making it easy for customers to stay productive without interruption. American is a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest airlines in the world, including global brands like British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Iberia Airlines, Japan Airlines, LAN and Qantas. Together, its members serve more than 840 destinations served by some 9,000 daily flights to nearly 160 countries and territories. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir or Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AMR Corporation common stock trades under the symbol "AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by OTC Markets Group.

Additional Information and Where To Find It

This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities or a solicitation of any vote or approval.  AMR Corporation ("AMR") has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") a registration statement on Form S-4, which includes a proxy statement of US Airways Group, Inc. ("US Airways") that also constitutes a prospectus of AMR, and US Airways has filed with the SEC its definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A.  AMR and US Airways have mailed the proxy statement/prospectus to US Airways security holders.  Investors and security holders of US Airways are urged to read the proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant documents filed with the SEC carefully and in their entirety because they contain important information about the proposed transaction.  Investors and security holders may obtain free copies of the proxy statement/prospectus and other documents containing important information about AMR and US Airways through the website maintained by the SEC at http://www.sec.gov.  Copies of the documents filed with the SEC by US Airways can be obtained free of charge on US Airways' website at www.usairways.com or by directing a written request to US Airways Group, Inc., 111 West Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, Arizona 85281, Attention: Vice President, Legal Affairs.  Copies of the documents filed with the SEC by AMR can be obtained free of charge on AMR's website at www.aa.com or by directing a written request to AMR Corporation, P.O. Box 619616, MD 5675, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, Texas 75261-9616, Attention: Investor Relations or by emailing investor.relations@aa.com.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This document includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  These forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as "may," "will," "expect," "intend," "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "plan," "project," "could," "should," "would," "continue," "seek," "target," "guidance," "outlook," "forecast" and other similar words.  These forward-looking statements are based on AMR's and US Airways' current objectives, beliefs and expectations, and they are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results and financial position and timing of certain events to differ materially from the information in the forward-looking statements.  The following factors, among others, could cause actual results and financial position and timing of certain events to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements:  the challenges and costs of the proposed transaction, including integrating operations and achieving anticipated synergies; the price of, market for and potential market price volatility of common stock of the ultimate parent entity following the closing of the proposed transaction; significant liquidity requirements and substantial levels of indebtedness of the combined company following the closing; potential limitations on the use of certain tax attributes following the closing; failure of the proposed transaction to be completed; and other economic, business, competitive, and/or regulatory factors affecting the business of the combined company after the closing and the businesses of US Airways and AMR generally, including those set forth in the filings of US Airways and AMR with the SEC, especially in the "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" sections of their respective annual reports on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, their current reports on Form 8-K and other SEC filings, including the registration statement and the proxy statement/prospectus related to the proposed transaction.  Any forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof or as of the dates indicated in the statements.  Neither AMR nor US Airways assumes any obligation to publicly update or supplement any forward-looking statement to reflect actual results, changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting these forward-looking statements except as required by law.

Detailed financial information follows:

 

 

 

AMR CORPORATION

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS

(in millions, except per share amounts)

(Unaudited)

 

 
 

Three Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

 

2013

 

2012

 

Change

Revenues

     

    Passenger - American Airlines

$   4,888

 

$   4,837

 

1.1

                      - Regional Affiliates

752

 

790

 

(4.8)

    Cargo

167

 

175

 

(4.3)

    Other revenues

642

 

650

 

(1.2)

      Total operating revenues

6,449

 

6,452

 

0.0

      

Expenses

     

  Aircraft fuel

2,139

 

2,209

 

(3.2)

  Wages, salaries and benefits

1,450

 

1,778

 

(18.4)

  Other rentals and landing fees

343

 

333

 

3.0

  Maintenance, materials and repairs

375

 

357

 

5.0

  Depreciation and amortization

248

 

261

 

(5.0)

  Commissions, booking fees and credit card expense

257

 

263

 

(2.3)

  Aircraft rentals

179

 

130

 

37.7

  Food service

149

 

130

 

14.6

  Special charges and merger related

13

 

106

 

(87.7)

  Other operating expenses

807

 

743

 

8.6

    Total operating expenses

5,960

 

6,310

 

(5.5)

      

Operating Income (Loss)

489

 

142

 

*

      

Other Income (Expense)

     

  Interest income

5

 

7

 

(34.3)

  Interest expense

(169)

 

(164)

 

3.0

  Interest capitalized

13

 

12

 

8.3

  Miscellaneous – net

6

 

(8)

 

*

    Total other income

(145)

 

(153)

 

(5.2)

      

Income (Loss) Before Reorganization Items, Net

344

 

(11)

 

*

Reorganization Items, Net

(124)

 

(230)

 

(46.1)

Income Before Income Taxes

220

 

(241)

 

*

Income tax

-

 

-

 

*

Net Income (Loss)

$      220

 

$    (241)

 

*

      

Earnings (Loss) Per Share

     

Basic

$     0.65

 

$   (0.72)

  

Diluted

$     0.59

 

$   (0.72)

  
      

Number of Shares Used in Computation

     

  Basic

335

 

335

  

  Diluted

388

 

335

  
 

* Greater than 100%

 

 

AMR CORPORATION

OPERATING STATISTICS

(Unaudited)

 

OPERATING STATISTICS BY REGIONAL ENTITY

 

American Airlines, Inc.

Three Months Ended June 30, 2013

Entity Results

 

RASM1

 

Y-O-Y

 

ASMs2

 

Y-O-Y

  

(cents)

 

Change

 

(billions)

 

Change

         

DOT Domestic

 

12.7

 

(0.1%)

 

22.4

 

(1.4%)

International

 

12.5

 

0.1%

 

16.3

 

4.8%

     DOT Latin America

 

13.2

 

(3.0%)

 

8.0

 

9.2%

     DOT Atlantic

 

12.6

 

6.8%

 

5.9

 

(1.9%)

     DOT Pacific

 

9.9

 

(7.0%)

 

2.5

 

8.2%

         

American Airlines, Inc.

Three Months Ended June 30, 2013

Entity Results

 

Load Factor

 

Y-O-Y

 

Yield

 

Y-O-Y

  

(pts)

 

Change (pts)

 

(cents)

 

Change

         

DOT Domestic

 

86.6

 

0.4

 

14.7

 

(0.5%)

International

 

82.4

 

(1.0)

 

15.1

 

1.3%

     DOT Latin America

 

79.6

 

(1.0)

 

16.6

 

(1.8%)

     DOT Atlantic

 

85.6

 

(0.2)

 

14.7

 

7.1%

     DOT Pacific

 

83.7

 

(2.4)

 

11.9

 

(4.3%)

 

1 Revenue Per Available Seat Mile

2 Available Seat Miles

 

 

 

AMR CORPORATION

OPERATING STATISTICS

(Unaudited)

 

 
 

Three Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

 

2013

 

2012

 

Change

AMR Corporation Consolidated

     

Revenue passenger miles (millions)

35,538

 

35,270

 

0.8

Available seat miles (millions)

42,205

 

41,736

 

1.1

Cargo ton miles (millions)

470

 

456

 

3.1

Passenger load factor

84.2%

 

84.5%

 

 (0.3) pts

Passenger revenue yield per passenger mile (cents)

15.87

 

15.95

 

(0.5)

Passenger revenue per available seat mile (cents)

13.36

 

13.48

 

(0.9)

Cargo revenue yield per ton mile (cents)

35.57

 

38.30

 

(7.1)

Fuel consumption (gallons, in millions)

710

 

683

 

3.9

Fuel price per gallon (dollars)

3.02

 

3.24

 

(6.8)

      

American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Operations

     

Revenue passenger miles (millions)

32,851

 

32,586

 

0.8

Available seat miles (millions)

38,723

 

38,289

 

1.1

Cargo ton miles (millions)

470

 

456

 

3.1

Passenger load factor

84.8%

 

85.1%

 

 (0.3) pts

Passenger revenue yield per passenger mile (cents)

14.88

 

14.84

 

0.2

Passenger revenue per available seat mile (cents)

12.62

 

12.63

 

(0.1)

Cargo revenue yield per ton mile (cents)

35.57

 

38.30

 

(7.1)

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding Regional Affiliates (cents) (1)

13.46

 

14.55

 

(7.5)

Fuel consumption (gallons, in millions)

623

 

604

 

3.2

Fuel price per gallon (dollars)

3.02

 

3.24

 

(6.8)

      

Regional Affiliates

     

Revenue passenger miles (millions)

2,686

 

2,683

 

0.1

Available seat miles (millions)

3,482

 

3,447

 

1.0

Passenger load factor

77.1%

 

77.8%

 

 (0.7) pts

      

AMR Corporation

     

Average Equivalent Number of Employees

     

American Airlines

59,500

 

65,300

  

Other

13,400

 

12,800

  

Total

72,900

 

78,100

  
  

(1)

Excludes $748 million and $756 million of expense incurred related to Regional Affiliates in 2013 and 2012, respectively.

 

 

AMR CORPORATION

NON-GAAP AND OTHER RECONCILIATIONS

(in millions)

(Unaudited)

 

 
 

Three Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

 

2013

 

2012

 

Change

      

Operating Expense

$    5,960

 

$    6,310

 

(5.5)

Special Items

     

Special charges and merger related

(13)

 

(106)

 

(87.7)

Operating Expense excluding special items

5,947

 

6,204

 

(4.1)

 

 

Three Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

 

2013

 

2012

 

Change

      

Net Income

$      220

 

$    (241)

 

*

Special Items

     

Special charges and merger related

13

 

106

 

(87.7)

Reorganization Items, Net

124

 

230

 

(46.1)

Net Income excluding special items

357

 

95

 

*

 

* Greater than 100%

 

 

Three Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

 

2013

 

2012

 

Change

      

Operating Profit

$      489

 

$      142

 

*

Special Items

     

Special charges and merger related

13

 

106

 

(87.7)

Operating Profit excluding special items

502

 

248

 

*

 

* Greater than 100%

 

AMR believes that excluding the impact of special items from operating expense, net income (loss), and operating profit (loss), assists investors in understanding the impact of special items on the Company's results of operations.

 

 

AMR CORPORATION

NON-GAAP AND OTHER RECONCILIATIONS

(Unaudited)

 

 

AMR Corporation Consolidated Operating Expense per Available Seat Mile

Three Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

(in millions, except as noted)

2013

 

2012

 

Change

       

Total Operating Expense

$5,960

 

$6,310

  

Available Seat Miles

42,205

 

41,736

  

Operating expenses per available seat mile (cents)

14.12

 

15.12

 

(6.6)

       

Items Excluded (cents)

     
 

Aircraft fuel and taxes

5.07

 

5.30

  
 

Special charges and merger related

0.03

 

0.25

  

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding impact of

     
 

fuel, merger, and special charges (cents)

9.02

 

9.57

 

(5.8)

       
       

American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Operations Operating Expense per Available Seat Mile

Three Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

(in millions, except as noted)

2013

 

2012

 

Change

Total operating expenses

$5,959

 

$6,325

  

Less: Operating expenses incurred related to Regional Affiliates

748

 

756

  

Operating expenses excluding expenses incurred related to Regional Affiliates

$5,211

 

$5,569

  

American mainline operations available seat miles

38,723

 

38,289

  

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding Regional Affiliates (cents)

13.46

 

14.55

 

(7.5)

       

Items Excluded (cents)

     
 

Aircraft fuel and taxes

4.86

 

5.11

  
 

Special charges and merger related

0.03

 

0.28

  

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding Regional Affiliates,

     
 

impact of fuel, merger, and special charges (cents)

8.57

 

9.16

 

(6.5)

       
 

AMR believes that operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding the cost of fuel, merger, and special items, assists investors in understanding the impact of fuel prices and merger and special items on the Company's operations.

 

 

 

AMR CORPORATION

NON-GAAP AND OTHER RECONCILIATIONS

(Unaudited)

 

 

American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Operations Operating Expense per Available Seat Mile

Three Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

(in millions, except as noted)

2013

 

2012

 

Change

       

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding Regional

     
 

Affiliates (cents)

13.46

 

14.55

  

Less: Fuel expense per available seat mile (cents)

4.86

 

5.11

  

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding Regional

     
 

Affiliates and fuel expenses (cents)

8.60

 

9.44

(8.8)

       
       

American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Operations Operating Expense per Available Seat Mile

Three Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

(in millions, except as noted)

2013

 

2012

 

Change

       

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding Regional

     
 

Affiliates (cents)

13.46

 

14.55

  
       

Items Excluded (cents)

     
 

Special charges and merger related

0.03

 

0.28

  

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding Regional

     
 

Affiliates, Special Charges and Merger Related (cents)

13.43

 

14.27

(5.9)

 

 

 

AMR CORPORATION

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS

(in millions, except per share amounts)

(Unaudited)

 

 
 

Six Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

 

2013

 

2012

 

Change

Revenues

     

    Passenger - American Airlines

$    9,502

 

$    9,394

 

1.1

                      - Regional Affiliates

1,431

 

1,460

 

(2.0)

    Cargo

322

 

343

 

(6.1)

    Other revenues

1,292

 

1,293

 

(0.1)

      Total operating revenues

12,547

 

12,490

 

0.5

      

Expenses

     

  Aircraft fuel

4,339

 

4,375

 

(0.8)

  Wages, salaries and benefits

2,934

 

3,560

 

(17.6)

  Other rentals and landing fees

690

 

661

 

4.4

  Maintenance, materials and repairs

758

 

700

 

8.3

  Depreciation and amortization

494

 

521

 

(5.2)

  Commissions, booking fees and credit card expense

533

 

529

 

0.8

  Aircraft rentals

343

 

272

 

26.1

  Food service

288

 

255

 

13.1

  Special charges and merger related

41

 

117

 

(65.0)

  Other operating expenses

1,587

 

1,447

 

9.7

    Total operating expenses

12,007

 

12,437

 

(3.5)

      

Operating Income (Loss)

540

 

53

 

*

      

Other Income (Expense)

     

  Interest income

9

 

13

 

(30.8)

  Interest expense

(431)

 

(342)

 

26.0

  Interest capitalized

25

 

24

 

4.2

  Miscellaneous – net

(3)

 

(18)

 

(83.3)

    Total other income

(400)

 

(323)

 

23.8

      

Income (Loss) Before Reorganization Items, Net

140

 

(270)

 

*

Reorganization Items, Net

(284)

 

(1,630)

 

(82.6)

Income Before Income Taxes

(144)

 

(1,900)

 

(92.4)

Income tax

(22)

 

-

 

*

Net Income

$     (122)

 

$  (1,900)

 

(93.6)

      

Earnings Per Share

     

Basic

$    (0.36)

 

$    (5.67)

  

Diluted

$    (0.36)

 

$    (5.67)

  
      

Number of Shares Used in Computation

     

  Basic

335

 

335

  

  Diluted

335

 

335

  
 

* Greater than 100%

 

 

 

 

AMR CORPORATION

OPERATING STATISTICS

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

OPERATING STATISTICS BY REGIONAL ENTITY

 

American Airlines, Inc.

Six Months Ended June 30, 2013

Entity Results

 

RASM1

 

Y-O-Y

 

ASMs2

 

Y-O-Y

  

(cents)

 

Change

 

(billions)

 

Change

         

DOT Domestic

 

12.5

 

1.3%

 

44.4

 

(1.8%)

International

 

12.5

 

1.3%

 

31.8

 

2.4%

     DOT Latin America

 

13.6

 

(1.5%)

 

16.8

 

6.9%

     DOT Atlantic

 

11.8

 

7.7%

 

10.3

 

(4.2%)

     DOT Pacific

 

9.6

 

(4.5%)

 

4.7

 

2.3%

         

American Airlines, Inc.

Six Months Ended June 30, 2013

Entity Results

 

Load Factor

 

Y-O-Y

 

Yield

 

Y-O-Y

  

(pts)

 

Change (pts)

 

(cents)

 

Change

         

DOT Domestic

 

84.4

 

1.2

 

14.8

 

(0.2%)

International

 

80.4

 

0.0

 

15.5

 

1.2%

     DOT Latin America

 

79.2

 

(0.7)

 

17.2

 

(0.7%)

     DOT Atlantic

 

81.6

 

1.2

 

14.5

 

6.0%

     DOT Pacific

 

82.0

 

0.1

 

11.7

 

(4.7%)

         

1 Revenue Per Available Seat Mile

 

2 Available Seat Miles

 
          

 

 

 

AMR CORPORATION

OPERATING STATISTICS

(Unaudited)

 

 
 

Six Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

 

2013

 

2012

 

Change

AMR Corporation Consolidated

     

Revenue passenger miles (millions)

68,069

 

67,600

 

0.7

Available seat miles (millions)

82,917

 

82,987

 

(0.1)

Cargo ton miles (millions)

880

 

901

 

(2.3)

Passenger load factor

82.1%

 

81.5%

 

0.6 pts

Passenger revenue yield per passenger mile (cents)

16.06

 

16.06

 

0.0

Passenger revenue per available seat mile (cents)

13.19

 

13.08

 

0.8

Cargo revenue yield per ton mile (cents)

36.57

 

38.07

 

(3.9)

Fuel consumption (gallons, in millions)

1,384

 

1,351

 

2.4

Fuel price per gallon (gallons)

3.14

 

3.24

 

(3.2)

      

American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Jet Operations

     

Revenue passenger miles (millions)

62,990

 

62,546

 

0.7

Available seat miles (millions)

76,115

 

76,207

 

(0.1)

Cargo ton miles (millions)

880

 

901

 

(2.3)

Passenger load factor

82.8%

 

82.1%

 

0.7 pts

Passenger revenue yield per passenger mile (cents)

15.09

 

15.02

 

0.4

Passenger revenue per available seat mile (cents)

12.48

 

12.33

 

1.3

Cargo revenue yield per ton mile (cents)

36.57

 

38.07

 

(3.9)

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding Regional Affiliates (cents) (1)

13.79

 

14.38

 

(4.1)

Fuel consumption (gallons, in millions)

1,215

 

1,196

 

1.6

Fuel price per gallon (gallons)

3.14

 

3.24

 

(3.0)

      

Regional Affiliates

     

Revenue passenger miles (millions)

5,079

 

5,054

 

0.5

Available seat miles (millions)

6,801

 

6,781

 

0.3

Passenger load factor

74.7%

 

74.5%

 

0.1 pts

      

AMR Corporation

     

Average Equivalent Number of Employees

     

American Airlines

59,600

 

65,500

  

Other

13,700

 

13,000

  

Total

73,300

 

78,500

  
  

(1)

Excludes $1.5 billion and $1.5 billion of expense incurred related to Regional Affiliates in 2013 and 2012, respectively.

 

 

AMR CORPORATION

NON-GAAP AND OTHER RECONCILIATIONS

(Unaudited)

 

 
 

Six Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

 

2013

 

2012

 

Change

      

Net Income

$     (122)

 

$  (1,900)

 

(93.6)

Special Items

     

Workers Compensation

45

 

-

 

*

Special charges and merger related

41

 

117

 

(65.0)

Interest Expense

116

 

-

 

*

Reorganization Items, Net

284

 

1,630

 

(82.6)

Net Income Excluding Reorganization and Special Items

364

 

(153)

 

*

 

* Greater than 100%

 

 

 

Six Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

 

2013

 

2012

 

Change

      

Operating Profit

$       540

 

$         53

 

*

Special Items

     

Workers Compensation

45

 

-

 

*

Special charges and merger related

41

 

117

 

(65.0)

Operating Profit, excluding special items

626

 

170

 

*

 

* Greater than 100%

 

 

 

AMR CORPORATION

NON-GAAP AND OTHER RECONCILIATIONS

(Unaudited)

 

 

AMR Corporation Consolidated Operating Expense per Available Seat Mile

Six Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

(in millions, except as noted)

2013

 

2012

 

Change

       

Total Operating Expense

$12,007

 

$12,437

  

Available Seat Miles

82,917

 

82,987

  

Operating expenses per available seat mile (cents)

14.48

 

14.99

 

(3.4)

Items Excluded (cents)

     
 

Aircraft fuel and taxes

5.23

 

5.27

  
 

Workers Compensation

0.05

 

-

  
 

Special charges and merger related

0.05

 

0.14

  

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding impact of

     
 

fuel, merger, and special charges (cents)

9.15

 

9.58

 

(4.4)

       
       

American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Operations Operating Expense per Available Seat Mile

Six Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

(in millions, except as noted)

2013

 

2012

 

Change

       

Total operating expenses

$11,997

 

$12,458

  

Less: Operating expenses incurred related to Regional Affiliates

1,502

 

1,498

  


Operating expenses excluding expenses incurred related to Regional Affiliates

$10,495

 

$10,960

  

American mainline operations available seat miles

76,115

 

76,207

  

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding Regional Affiliates (cents)

13.79

 

14.38

 

(4.1)

Items Excluded (cents)

     
 

Aircraft fuel and taxes

5.01

 

5.08

  
 

Workers Compensation

0.06

 

-

  
 

Special charges and merger related

0.05

 

0.15

  

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding Regional Affiliates,

     
 

impact of fuel, merger, and special charges (cents)

8.67

 

9.15

 

(5.3)

       
       

American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Operations Operating Expense per Available Seat Mile

Six Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

(in millions, except as noted)

2013

 

2012

 

Change

       

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding Regional

     
 

Affiliates (cents)

13.79

 

14.38

  

Less: Fuel expense per available seat mile (cents)

5.01

 

5.08

  

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding Regional

     
 

Affiliates and fuel expenses (cents)

8.78

 

9.30

(5.7)

       
       

American Airlines, Inc. Mainline Operations Operating Expense per Available Seat Mile

Six Months Ended
June 30,

 

Percent

(in millions, except as noted)

2013

 

2012

 

Change

       

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding Regional

     
 

Affiliates (cents)

13.79

 

14.38

  

Items Excluded (cents)

     
 

Workers Compensation

0.06

 

-

  
 

Special charges and merger related

0.05

 

0.15

  

Operating expenses per available seat mile, excluding Regional

     
 

Affiliates, Special Charges and Merger Related (cents)

13.68

 

14.23

(3.9)

 

Aircraft in Service

       

As of June 30, 2013

       
  

Mainline Aircraft in Service

Mainline Aircraft

 

YE2012A

1QA

2QA

3QE

4QE

YE2013E

McDonnell Douglas MD-80

 

190

(5)

(5)

(10)

(13)

157

Boeing 737-800

 

195

9

9

8

5

226

Boeing 757-200

 

102

(1)

(5)

(3)

(3)

90

Boeing 767-200ER

 

14

(2)

0

0

(3)

9

Boeing 767-300ER

 

58

0

0

0

0

58

Boeing 777-200ER

 

47

0

0

0

0

47

Boeing 777-300ER

 

2

3

3

1

1

10

Airbus A319

 

0

0

0

10

5

15

Airbus A321

 

0

0

0

0

5

5

Total Mainline Aircraft

 

608

4

2

6

(3)

617

        
        
  

Regional Aircraft in Service

Regional Aircraft

 

YE2012A

1QA

2QA

3QE

4QE

YE2013E

Embraer RJ-135

 

21

(2)

(8)

(4)

(7)

0

Embraer RJ-140

 

74

0

0

0

(3)

71

Embraer RJ-145

 

118

0

0

0

0

118

Embraer E-175

 

0

0

0

4

11

15

Bombardier CRJ-200

 

12

11

0

0

0

23

Bombardier CRJ-700

 

47

0

0

0

0

47

Super ATR

 

9

(3)

(6)

0

0

0

Total Regional Aircraft

 

281

6

(14)

0

1

274

 

 

Regional fleet plan reflects plan for aircraft operated by wholly owned subsidiaries of AMR and aircraft under executed air service agreements that are operated by third parties.

SOURCE AMR Corporation

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