American Airlines Reports August Traffic

Sep 03, 2010, 16:00 ET from American Airlines

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines reported that August traffic increased 3.1 percent versus the same period last year. Capacity increased by 3.2 percent year over year, resulting in a load factor of 84.6 percent, which was within 0.1 points of last year's load factor.

Domestic traffic increased 0.6 percent year over year on 0.8 percent more capacity. International traffic increased by 7.1 percent relative to last year on a capacity increase of 7.0 percent.

American boarded 7.7 million passengers in August.

Detailed traffic and capacity are attached.

AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES





August







2010


2009


CHANGE

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)








SYSTEM

11,512,213


11,170,359


3.1

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

6,969,227


6,928,717


0.6




INTERNATIONAL

4,542,986


4,241,643


7.1




ATLANTIC

1,895,823


1,867,016


1.5




LATIN AMERICA

2,080,750


1,908,242


9.0




PACIFIC

566,413


466,385


21.4


AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)








SYSTEM

13,614,380


13,191,390


3.2

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

8,109,508


8,044,887


0.8




INTERNATIONAL

5,504,872


5,146,503


7.0




ATLANTIC

2,256,754


2,246,673


0.4




LATIN AMERICA

2,564,848


2,319,592


10.6




PACIFIC

683,270


580,238


17.8


LOAD FACTOR








SYSTEM

84.6

%

84.7

%

-0.1

pts



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

85.9


86.1


-0.2




INTERNATIONAL

82.5


82.4


0.1




ATLANTIC

84


83.1


0.9




LATIN AMERICA

81.1


82.3


-1.1




PACIFIC

82.9


80.4


2.5


PASSENGERS BOARDED

7,712,854


7,723,404


-0.1

%










SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

156,570


137,913


13.5

%




AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES





YEAR-TO-DATE August







2010


2009


CHANGE

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)








SYSTEM

84,391,243


82,972,580


1.7

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

52,232,730


52,103,055


0.2




INTERNATIONAL

32,158,513


30,869,525


4.2




ATLANTIC

12,578,168


12,540,389


0.3




LATIN AMERICA

15,561,739


14,728,953


5.7




PACIFIC

4,018,605


3,600,183


11.6


AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)








SYSTEM

102,617,020


102,875,431


-0.3

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

62,498,678


62,579,059


-0.1




INTERNATIONAL

40,118,342


40,296,373


-0.4




ATLANTIC

15,574,282


16,253,632


-4.2




LATIN AMERICA

19,768,692


19,493,660


1.4




PACIFIC

4,775,368


4,549,081


5.0


LOAD FACTOR








SYSTEM

82.2

%

80.7

%

1.6

pts



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

83.6


83.3


0.3




INTERNATIONAL

80.2


76.6


3.6




ATLANTIC

80.8


77.2


3.6




LATIN AMERICA

78.7


75.6


3.2




PACIFIC

84.2


79.1


5.0


PASSENGERS BOARDED

58,126,180


58,313,835


-0.3

%










SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

1,244,498


1,044,082


19.2

%




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SOURCE American Airlines



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