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    AMR Corporation Reports Record Passenger Unit Revenue
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    Consolidated Traffic Increased 2.4 Percent

    FORT WORTH, Texas – AMR Corporation today reported June 2013 consolidated revenue and traffic results for its principal subsidiary, American Airlines, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiary, AMR Eagle Holding Corporation.

    June’s consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) increased an estimated 1.7 percent versus last year, to 14.39 cents/ASM, an all-time record high for any month.

    Consolidated capacity and traffic were 2.6 percent and 2.4 percent higher year-over-year, respectively, resulting in a consolidated load factor of 86.9 percent, 0.2 points lower versus the same period last year.

    Domestic capacity and traffic were 0.3 percent and 0.5 percent higher year-over-year, respectively, resulting in a domestic load factor of 88.8 percent, 0.2 points higher compared to the same period last year.

    International load factor of 85.6 percent was 0.7 points lower year-over-year, as traffic increased 5.5 percent on 6.4 percent more capacity. Among the international entities, the Atlantic entity recorded the highest load factor of 91.5 percent, an increase of 0.9 points versus June 2012.

    On a consolidated basis, the company boarded 9.6 million passengers in June.

    The Company's Results Are Detailed Below:

    AMR Preliminary Results Summary

     

    July 2013 consolidated PRASM (cents/ASM)*

    14.39

    July 2013 consolidated year-over-year PRASM change

    1.70%

    July 2013 consolidated fuel price including effective hedges & taxes (dollars/gallon)

    $2.93

    *Note: Previously, consolidated PRASM (cents/ASM) was quoted for the prior year period. 


     

    AMR TRAFFIC SUMMARY

    INCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES

     
       

    JUNE

     

    Year-to-Date

       

    2013

    2012

    Change

     

    2013

    2012

    Change

    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)

            
     

    Domestic

    6,710,431

    6,676,211

    0.5

    %

     

    37,431,543

    37,604,130

    (0.5)

    %

     

    International

    4,824,338

    4,571,141

    5.5

      

    25,558,268

    24,942,073

    2.5

     
     

       Atlantic

    1,846,182

    1,879,795

    (1.8)

      

    8,371,692

    8,608,179

    (2.7)

     
     

       Latin America

    2,200,464

    1,998,240

    10.1

      

    13,363,454

    12,601,633

    6.0

     
     

       Pacific

    777,693

    693,107

    12.2

      

    3,823,121

    3,732,261

    2.4

     
               
     

    Mainline

    11,534,769

    11,247,352

    2.6

      

    62,989,811

    62,546,203

    0.7

     
     

    Regional

    926,277

    924,648

    0.2

      

    5,079,257

    5,053,873

    0.5

     
     

    Consolidated

    12,461,046

    12,172,000

    2.4

      

    68,069,067

    67,600,076

    0.7

     
               

    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)

             
     

    Domestic

    7,558,638

    7,532,958

    0.3

    %

    44,327,252

    45,160,204

    (1.8)

    %

     

    International

    5,632,998

    5,292,413

    6.4

      

    31,788,123

    31,046,509

    2.4

     
     

       Atlantic

    2,017,370

    2,074,767

    (2.8)

      

    10,251,415

    10,707,426

    (4.3)

     
     

       Latin America

    2,758,533

    2,462,221

    12.0

      

    16,877,013

    15,783,632

    6.9

     
     

       Pacific

    857,096

    755,428

    13.5

      

    4,659,695

    4,555,450

    2.3

     
               
     

    Mainline

    13,191,636

    12,825,371

    2.9

      

    76,115,374

    76,206,713

    (0.1)

     
     

    Regional

    1,153,369

    1,154,401

    (0.1)

      

    6,801,481

    6,780,561

    0.3

     
     

    Consolidated

    14,345,005

    13,979,771

    2.6

      

    82,916,856

    82,987,274

    (0.1)

     
               

    LOAD FACTOR

             
     

    Domestic

    88.8

    88.6

    0.2

    Pts

    84.4

    83.3

    1.2

    Pts

     

    International

    85.6

    86.4

    (0.7)

      

    80.4

    80.3

    (0.1)

     
     

       Atlantic

    91.5

    90.6

    (0.9)

      

    81.7

    80.4

    1.3

     
     

       Latin America

    79.8

    81.2

    (1.4)

      

    79.2

    79.8

    (0.7)

     
     

       Pacific

    90.7

    91.8

    (1.0)

      

    82.0

    81.9

    0.1

     
               
     

    Mainline

    87.7

    87.7

    (0.3)

      

    82.8

    82.1

    0.7

     
     

    Regional

    80.3

    80.1

    0.2

      

    74.7

    74.5

    0.1

     
     

    Consolidated

    86.9

    87.1

    (0.2)

      

    82.8

    81.5

    0.6

     
               

    PASSENGERS BOARDED

             
     

    Mainline

    7,735,879

    7,651,765

    1.1

    %

    43,182,554

    43,181,836

    0.0

    %

     

    Regional

    1,909,981

    1,948,719

    (2.0)

      

    10,591,465

    10,606,642

    (0.1)

     
     

    Consolidated

    9,645,860

    9,600,484

    0.5

      

    53,774,019

    53,788,478

    0.1

     
               

    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

            
     

    Total

    160,124

    148,601

    8.0

    %

    879,279

    900,612

    (2.4)

    %

                

    Notes: Regional data includes operations by wholly owned subsidiaries of AMR, and operations performed by third parties under executed air service agreements.  All load factor and year-over-year change figures have been rounded to the nearest tenth.  Beginning with the June 2013 traffic release, data includes charter services.

    Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
    This news release could be viewed as containing forward-looking statements or information. Actual results may differ materially from the results suggested by the statements and information contained herein for a number of reasons, including, but not limited to, risks related to the pending merger, including fulfillment of conditions and receipt of consents and approvals, the company’s ability to secure financing for all of its scheduled aircraft deliveries, the impact of the restructuring of the company and certain of its U.S. subsidiaries, the company’s ability to refinance, extend or repay its near and intermediate term debt, the company’s substantial level of indebtedness and related interest rates, the potential impact of volatile and rising fuel prices, impairments and restructuring charges, and the potential impact of labor unrest. Because of the company’s restructuring, there can be no assurance as to the future value of the company’s or any of its subsidiaries’ securities, including AMR common stock. Accordingly, the company urges that caution be exercised with respect to existing and future investments in any of these securities (including AMR’s common stock) or other claims. Readers are referred to the documents filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the company’s Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2012, as amended by its Form 10-K/A filed April 16, 2013, which further identify the important risk factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements in this news release. The company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statement or information.

    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, São 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, voted Airline Program of the Year at the 2013 Freddie Awards, 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.

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