AMR Corporation Reports January 2013 Revenue And Traffic Results Consolidated Passenger Unit Revenue (PRASM) Increased 3.1 Percent

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corporation today reported January 2013 consolidated revenue and traffic results for its principal subsidiary, American Airlines, Inc., and its wholly owned subsidiary, AMR Eagle Holding Corporation.

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Consolidated capacity and traffic were 0.2 percent and 1.8 percent higher year-over-year, respectively, resulting in a consolidated load factor of 78.9 percent, an increase of 1.3 points versus the same period last year.

Domestic capacity and traffic were 0.4 percent and 3.0 percent higher year-over-year, respectively, resulting in a domestic load factor of 79.9 percent, 2.0 points higher compared to the same period last year.

International load factor of 79.5 percent was 0.1 points higher year-over-year, as traffic increased 0.1 percent while capacity remained flat. The Pacific entity recorded the highest load factor of 80.6 percent, an increase of 0.3 points versus January 2012.  

January's consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) increased an estimated 3.1 percent versus the same period last year driven by strong improvements in the Domestic and Atlantic entities. On a consolidated basis, the company boarded 8.6 million passengers in January.

The Company's Results Are Detailed Below:

AMR Preliminary Results Summary




January 2013 consolidated year-over-year PRASM change 

3.1%

January 2012 consolidated PRASM (cents/ASM) 

12.68

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

$3.24



AMR TRAFFIC SUMMARY

EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES




JANUARY


Year-to-Date



2013

2012

Change

2013

2012

Change

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)









Domestic

5,994,426

5,819,613

3.0

%

5,994,426

5,819,613

3.0

%


International

4,188,965

4,183,266

0.1


4,188,965

4,183,266

0.1



   Atlantic

1,105,696

1,186,656

(6.8)


1,105,696

1,186,656

(6.8)



   Latin America

2,484,520

2,384,849

4.2


2,484,520

2,384,849

4.2



   Pacific

598,748

611,762

(2.1)


598,748

611,762

(2.1)













Mainline

10,183,391

10,002,880

1.8


10,183,391

10,002,880

1.8



Regional

784,239

771,451

1.7


784,239

771,451

1.7



Consolidated

10,967,630

10,774,331

1.8


10,967,630

10,774,331

1.8












AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)










Domestic

7,498,653

7,465,302

0.4

%

7,498,653

7,465,302

0.4

%


International

5,272,434

5,271,175

0.0


5,272,434

5,271,175

0.0



   Atlantic

1,446,572

1,570,441

(7.9)


1,446,572

1,570,441

(7.9)



   Latin America

3,083,279

2,938,874

4.9


3,083,279

2,938,874

4.9



   Pacific

742,582

761,860

(2.5)


742,582

761,860

(2.5)













Mainline

12,771,087

12,736,477

0.3


12,771,087

12,736,477

0.3



Regional

1,135,806

1,146,453

(0.9)


1,135,806

1,146,453

(0.9)



Consolidated

13,906,893

13,882,930

0.2


13,906,893

13,882,930

0.2












LOAD FACTOR










Domestic

79.9

78.0

2.0

Pts

79.9

78.0

2.0

Pts


International

79.5

79.4

0.1


79.5

79.4

0.1



   Atlantic

76.4

75.6

0.9


76.4

75.6

0.9



   Latin America

80.6

81.1

(0.6)


80.6

81.1

(0.6)



   Pacific

80.6

80.3

0.3


80.6

80.3

0.3













Mainline

79.7

78.5

1.2


79.7

78.5

1.2



Regional

69.0

67.3

1.8


69.0

67.3

1.8



Consolidated

78.9

77.6

1.3


78.9

77.6

1.3












PASSENGERS BOARDED










Mainline

6,977,540

6,770,235

3.1

%

6,977,540

6,770,235

3.1

%


Regional

1,642,526

1,603,898

2.4


1,642,526

1,603,898

2.4



Consolidated

8,620,066

8,374,133

2.9


8,620,066

8,374,133

2.9












SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)










Total

123,014

135,666

(9.3)

%

123,014

135,666

(9.3)

%


Note: Regional data is inclusive of American Eagle®, Executive Airlines®, and AmericanConnection®.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements and Information

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, the impact of the bankruptcy filings 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.  The Company cannot predict what the ultimate value of any of its securities may be.  Accordingly, the Company urges that caution be exercised with respect to existing and future investments in any of these securities (including the Company's common stock) or other Company 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, 2011, 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, 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, one of the most popular frequent flyer programs in the world, 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 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 150 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.

SOURCE AMR Corporation



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