2014

American Airlines Reports August Traffic

    FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines,
 the world's largest airline, reported a August load factor of 83.5 percent,
 a decline of 1.5 points versus the same period last year. Traffic decreased
 2.9 percent and capacity decreased 1.1 percent year over year.
 
     Domestic traffic decreased 5.6 percent year over year on 2.9 percent
 less capacity. International traffic increased by 2.1 percent relative to
 last year on a capacity increase of 2.0 percent.
 
     American boarded 8.4 million passengers in August.
 
     About American Airlines
 
     American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American
 Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) 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(R) 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(R) airlines, AA.com, We know why you
 fly and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc.
 (NYSE:   AMR)
 
 
AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES August 2008 2007 CHANGE REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000) SYSTEM 12,164,519 12,522,034 -2.9 % D.O.T. DOMESTIC 7,629,130 8,080,597 -5.6 INTERNATIONAL 4,535,389 4,441,437 2.1 ATLANTIC 1,891,107 1,921,167 -1.6 LATIN AMERICA 2,159,111 2,032,870 6.2 PACIFIC 485,171 487,399 -0.5 AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000) SYSTEM 14,565,349 14,731,849 -1.1 % D.O.T. DOMESTIC 9,047,969 9,320,971 -2.9 INTERNATIONAL 5,517,380 5,410,878 2.0 ATLANTIC 2,281,680 2,314,917 -1.4 LATIN AMERICA 2,653,036 2,516,276 5.4 PACIFIC 582,664 579,685 0.5 LOAD FACTOR SYSTEM 83.5 % 85.0 % -1.5 Pts D.O.T. DOMESTIC 84.3 86.7 -2.4 INTERNATIONAL 82.2 82.1 0.1 ATLANTIC 82.9 83.0 -0.1 LATIN AMERICA 81.4 80.8 0.6 PACIFIC 83.3 84.1 -0.8 PASSENGERS BOARDED 8,438,626 8,811,129 -4.2 % SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 170,481 169,527 0.6 % AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES YTD August 2008 2007 CHANGE REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000) SYSTEM 91,507,905 93,664,822 -2.3 % D.O.T. DOMESTIC 58,252,370 61,068,048 4.6 INTERNATIONAL 33,255,535 32,596,773 2.0 ATLANTIC 13,083,821 13,277,315 -1.5 LATIN AMERICA 16,462,001 15,569,013 5.7 PACIFIC 3,709,712 3,750,446 -1.1 AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000) SYSTEM 111,847,004 113,747,756 -1.7 % D.O.T. DOMESTIC 70,019,075 72,544,013 -3.5 INTERNATIONAL 41,827,928 41,203,743 1.5 ATLANTIC 16,522,389 16,647,323 -0.8 LATIN AMERICA 20,845,003 20,064,986 3.9 PACIFIC 4,460,536 4,491,434 -0.7 LOAD FACTOR SYSTEM 81.8 % 82.3 % -0.5 Pts D.O.T. DOMESTIC 83.2 84.2 -1.0 INTERNATIONAL 79.5 79.1 0.4 ATLANTIC 79.2 79.8 -0.6 LATIN AMERICA 79.0 77.6 1.4 PACIFIC 83.2 83.5 -0.3 PASSENGERS BOARDED 64,572,238 66,557,550 -3.0 % SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000) 1,388,164 1,401,630 -1.0 % Current AMR Corp. releases can be accessed on the Internet. The address is http://www.aa.com

SOURCE American Airlines, Inc.

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