American Airlines Reports October Traffic

Nov 03, 2011, 16:00 ET from American Airlines

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines reported an October load factor of 83.2 percent, which compares to 83.6 percent in the same period last year. American's capacity and traffic were 0.7 percent and 1.1 percent lower year-over-year, respectively.

Domestic load factor increased 0.3 points to 84.9 percent, as capacity and traffic decreased by 2.1 and 1.8 percent year-over-year, respectively. International traffic was consistent relative to last October on a capacity increase of 1.5 percent, resulting in international load factor being lower by 1.3 points versus the same period last year.

American boarded 7.2 million passengers in October.

Detailed traffic and capacity are attached.

AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES





October







2011


2010


CHANGE

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)








SYSTEM

10,653,060


10,768,521


-1.1

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

6,430,056


6,544,615


-1.8




INTERNATIONAL

4,223,004


4,223,906


0




ATLANTIC

1,812,614


1,824,272


-0.6




LATIN AMERICA

1,822,630


1,825,928


-0.2




PACIFIC

587,760


573,706


2.4


AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)








SYSTEM

12,799,745


12,885,676


-0.7

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

7,575,250


7,740,196


-2.1




INTERNATIONAL

5,224,495


5,145,480


1.5




ATLANTIC

2,211,266


2,177,917


1.5




LATIN AMERICA

2,259,099


2,290,176


-1.4




PACIFIC

754,130


677,388


11.3


LOAD FACTOR









SYSTEM

83.2

%

83.6

%

-0.3

Pts



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

84.9


84.6


0.3




INTERNATIONAL

80.8


82.1


-1.3




ATLANTIC

82.0


83.8


-1.8




LATIN AMERICA

80.7


79.7


1.0




PACIFIC

77.9


84.7


-6.8











PASSENGERS BOARDED

7,233,649


7,297,652


-0.9

%










SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)  

153,082


174,015


-12

%




AMERICAN AIRLINES PASSENGER DIVISION

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES





YEAR-TO-DATE October







2011


2010


CHANGE

REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (000)








SYSTEM

106,475,788


105,208,200


1.2

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

64,166,228


64,798,543


-1.0




INTERNATIONAL

42,309,560


40,409,657


4.7




ATLANTIC

16,414,597


16,220,002


1.2




LATIN AMERICA

20,066,687


19,059,155


5.3




PACIFIC

5,828,276


5,130,500


13.6


AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (000)








SYSTEM

129,775,243


128,050,239


1.3

%



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

76,972,818


77,799,555


-1.1




INTERNATIONAL

52,802,425


50,250,685


5.1




ATLANTIC

20,501,237


19,905,294


3.0




LATIN AMERICA

24,805,876


24,231,580


2.4




PACIFIC

7,495,312


6,113,811


22.6


LOAD FACTOR









SYSTEM

82.0

%

82.2

%

-0.1

Pts



D.O.T. DOMESTIC

83.4


83.3


0.1




INTERNATIONAL

80.1


80.4


-0.3




ATLANTIC

80.1


81.5


-1.4




LATIN AMERICA

80.9


78.7


2.2




PACIFIC

77.8


83.9


-6.2











PASSENGERS BOARDED

72,223,185


72,120,799


0.1

%










SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES (000)

1,495,133


1,575,710


-5.1

%




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SOURCE American Airlines



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