American Airlines Reports June Traffic

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines
reported its systemwide traffic for June declined 10.6 percent from June of 2001, on a capacity decrease of 10.6 percent. The system load factor was 75.2 percent, the same as a year ago.

American’s on-time performance, reported to the Department of Transportation, was 79.5 percent, up 4.3 points from June 2001. The airline’s completion factor - the number of flights flown expressed as a percentage of the number of flights scheduled - was 98.3, compared to 97.0 percent in June 2001.

International traffic in June was down 15.5 percent while international capacity was down 12.5 percent. Domestic traffic was down 8.5 percent year over year on a capacity decrease of 9.8 percent.

American boarded 8.5 million passengers in June, down 11.1 percent from a year ago.