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American Airlines passenger numbers up in Mar-2012, load factor up

5-Apr-2012 12:33 PM

American Airlines reports (04-Apr-2012) the following traffic highlights:

  • Mar-2012:
    • Passenger numbers: 7.6 million, +2.4% year-on-year;
    • Revenue passenger miles: +1.3%;
    • Passenger load factor: 82.5%, +2.2 ppts;
      • Domestic: 84.3%, +2.1 ppts;
      • International: 79.8%, +2.5 ppts;
      • Europe: 79.1%, +7.6 ppts;
      • Latin America: 79.6%, -2.1 ppts;
      • Asia Pacific: 81.9%, +6.7 ppts;
  • 3 months ended Mar-2012:
    • Passenger numbers: 20.8 million, +3.4%;
    • Revenue passenger miles: +2.7%;
      • Domestic: +0.9%;
      • International: +5.5%;
      • Europe: +4.1%;
      • Latin America: +4.0%;
      • Asia Pacific: +15.4%;
    • Passenger load factor: 79%, +2.0 ppt
      • Domestic: 80.2%, +1.9 ppts;
      • International: 77.3%, +2.1 ppts;
      • Europe: 73.6%, +6.3 ppts;
      • Latin America: 79.2%, -0.7 ppt;
      • Asia Pacific: 77.7%, +2.4 ppts. [more – original PR]