American Airlines Reports February Traffic

Mar 03, 2011, 16:30 ET from American Airlines

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines reported its February traffic increased 2.2 percent versus the same period last year.  Capacity increased 3.1 percent year over year, resulting in a load factor of 74.8 percent, 0.7 points lower than the same period last year.  International traffic increased by 6.0 percent relative to last year on a capacity increase of 8.5 percent.  Domestic traffic was consistent year over year on 0.2 percent less capacity.  

American boarded 6.0 million passengers in February.

Detailed traffic and capacity are attached.

    
    
                          AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION
                        COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
                              EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES
    
                                     February
                                     ========
                              2011            2010           CHANGE
                              ====            ====           ======
    
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)
    
        SYSTEM                 8,626,384       8,440,949         2.2   %
    
          D.O.T. DOMESTIC      5,340,796       5,341,230         0.0
    
          INTERNATIONAL        3,285,588       3,099,720         6.0
    
             ATLANTIC            929,573         974,536        (4.6)
    
             LATIN AMERICA     1,913,401       1,736,440        10.2
    
             PACIFIC             442,614         388,743        13.9
    
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)
    
        SYSTEM                11,532,275      11,184,856         3.1   %
    
          D.O.T. DOMESTIC      6,917,497       6,930,657        (0.2)
    
          INTERNATIONAL        4,614,778       4,254,199         8.5
    
             ATLANTIC          1,501,110       1,503,126        (0.1)
    
             LATIN AMERICA     2,503,399       2,252,893        11.1
    
             PACIFIC             610,269         498,180        22.5
    
    LOAD FACTOR
    
        SYSTEM                      74.8   %        75.5   %    (0.7)  PTS
    
          D.O.T. DOMESTIC           77.2            77.1         0.1
    
          INTERNATIONAL             71.2            72.9        (1.7)
    
             ATLANTIC               61.9            64.8        (2.9)
    
             LATIN AMERICA          76.4            77.1        (0.6)
    
             PACIFIC                72.5            78.0        (5.5)
    
    PASSENGERS BOARDED         5,976,336        5,960,944        0.3   %
    
    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES 
     (000)                       138,302          142,091       (2.7)  %
              
    
    
    
                          AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION
                        COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY
                              EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES
    
                              YEAR-TO-DATE February
                              ============ ========
                               2011            2010           CHANGE
                               ====            ====           ======
    
    REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)
    
        SYSTEM               18,494,447      18,116,147         2.1   %
    
          D.O.T. DOMESTIC    11,225,624      11,266,049        (0.4)
    
          INTERNATIONAL       7,268,824       6,850,098         6.1
    
             ATLANTIC         2,079,836       2,193,739        (5.2)
    
             LATIN AMERICA    4,224,439       3,802,641        11.1
    
             PACIFIC            964,549         853,719        13.0
    
    AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)
    
        SYSTEM               24,552,113      23,890,088         2.8   %
    
          D.O.T. DOMESTIC    14,725,236      14,776,443        (0.3)
    
          INTERNATIONAL       9,826,876       9,113,644         7.8
    
             ATLANTIC         3,205,680       3,230,935        (0.8)
    
             LATIN AMERICA    5,342,236       4,804,684        11.2
    
             PACIFIC          1,278,960       1,078,026        18.6
    
    LOAD FACTOR
    
        SYSTEM                     75.3   %        75.8   %    (0.5)  PTS
    
          D.O.T. DOMESTIC          76.2            76.2        (0.0)
    
          INTERNATIONAL            74.0            75.2        (1.2)
    
            ATLANTIC               64.9            67.9        (3.0)
    
            LATIN AMERICA          79.1            79.1        (0.1)
    
            PACIFIC                75.4            79.2        (3.8)
    
    PASSENGERS BOARDED       12,682,793      12,660,125         0.2   %
    
    SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES 
     (000)                      276,046         280,359        (1.5)  %

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