9-Aug-2012 12:53 PM

American Airlines pax numbers down 2% in Jul-2012, PRASM up 5%

American Airlines reports (08-Aug-2012) the following traffic highlights in Jul-2012:

  • Passenger numbers: 9.9 million, -2.3% year-on-year;
  • Revenue passenger miles: -2.2%;
  • Passenger load factor: 87%, stable;
    • Domestic: 88.2%, -0.3 ppt;
    • International: 87.1%, +0.5 ppt;
    • Europe: 87.9%, -0.4 ppt;
    • Latin America: 86.5%, -0.3 ppt;
    • Asia Pacific: 86.6%, +5.1 ppts. [more – original PR]

American Airlines: “July's consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) increased an estimated 4.7 percent versus the same period last year, driven by stronger yield and solid demand in domestic and international markets.” Source: Company statement, 08-Aug-2012.

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