American Airlines Group reports July traffic results

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FORT WORTH, TX – American Airlines Group today reported July 2014 and year-to-date traffic results.

American Airlines Group’s total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 20.8 billion, up 1.1 percent versus July 2013. Total capacity was 24.4 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 3.1 percent versus July 2013. Total passenger load factor was 85.1 percent for the month of July, down 1.7 points versus July 2013.

Based on one month of actual data and two months of forecast, the Company expects its third quarter 2014 consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) to be up approximately 1.0 percent to 3.0 percent versus the same period last year.

The following summarizes American Airlines Group traffic results for the month and year-to-date ended July 31, 2014 and 2013, consisting of mainline-operated flights, wholly owned regional subsidiaries and operating results from capacity purchase agreements.

The Company believes it is more meaningful to compare year-over-year results for American Airlines and US Airways on a combined basis. Accordingly, the traffic results provided above and in the enclosed table combine the traffic results for all periods presented.

American Airlines Group Traffic Results

July (a)

Year to Date (a)

2014
2013
Change

2014
2013
Change

Revenue Passenger Miles (000)

Domestic
11,689,581
11,499,261
1.7
%

74,582,259
73,254,729
1.8
%

Atlantic
3,177,521
3,253,641
(2.3)
%

17,045,635
16,649,984
2.4
%

Latin America
3,041,993
3,105,769
(2.1)
%

19,819,468
19,380,207
2.3
%

Pacific
853,652
759,080
12.5
%

4,549,634
4,582,201
(0.7)
%

International
7,073,166
7,118,490
(0.6)
%

41,414,737
40,612,392
2.0
%

Mainline
18,762,747
18,617,751
0.8
%

115,996,996
113,867,121
1.9
%

Regional
2,012,437
1,929,997
4.3
%

12,858,355
12,515,404
2.7
%

Total Revenue Passenger Miles
20,775,184
20,547,748
1.1
%

128,855,351
126,382,525
2.0
%

Available Seat Miles (000)

Domestic
13,216,857
12,979,763
1.8
%

86,673,590
85,533,622
1.3
%

Atlantic
3,954,348
3,737,967
5.8
%

21,866,158
20,392,700
7.2
%

Latin America
3,735,586
3,604,275
3.6
%

25,755,855
24,004,946
7.3
%

Pacific
1,017,008
878,782
15.7
%

5,458,549
5,538,478
(1.4)
%

International
8,706,942
8,221,024
5.9
%

53,080,562
49,936,124
6.3
%

Mainline
21,923,799
21,200,787
3.4
%

139,754,152
135,469,746
3.2
%

Regional
2,475,067
2,461,165
0.6
%

16,127,459
16,355,696
(1.4)
%

Total Available Seat Miles
24,398,866
23,661,952
3.1
%

155,881,611
151,825,442
2.7
%

Load Factor (%)

Domestic
88.4
88.6
(0.2)
pts

86.0
85.6
0.4
pts

Atlantic
80.4
87.0
(6.6)
pts

78.0
81.6
(3.6)
pts

Latin America
81.4
86.2
(4.8)
pts

77.0
80.7
(3.7)
pts

Pacific
83.9
86.4
(2.5)
pts

83.3
82.7
0.6
pts

International
81.2
86.6
(5.4)
pts

78.0
81.3
(3.3)
pts

Mainline
85.6
87.8
(2.2)
pts

83.0
84.1
(1.1)
pts

Regional
81.3
78.4
2.9
pts

79.7
76.5
3.2
pts

Total Load Factor
85.1
86.8
(1.7)
pts

82.7
83.2
(0.5)
pts

Enplanements

Mainline
13,522,395
13,253,921
2.0
%

86,275,952
84,674,356
1.9
%

Regional
4,695,226
4,430,543
6.0
%

29,957,112
29,054,869
3.1
%

Total Enplanements
18,217,621
17,684,464
3.0
%

116,233,064
113,729,225
2.2
%

System Cargo Ton Miles (000)
199,407
182,028
9.5
%

1,354,472
1,240,932
9.1
%

(a)
Represents the combined traffic results of American and US Airways.

Notes:

1)
Canada, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands are included in the domestic results.

2)
Latin America numbers include the Caribbean.

3)
Regional includes wholly owned subsidiaries and operating results from capacity purchase carriers.