American Airlines Reports July Traffic

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines reported its systemwide traffic for July decreased 9.7 percent from July 2001, on a capacity decrease of 8.6 percent. The system load factor was 75.7 percent, down one percent from a year ago.
American`s on-time performance was 80.2 percent. The airline`s completion factor—the number of flights flown expressed as a percentage of the number of flights scheduled—was 98.9 percent, compared to 97.9 percent in July 2001.

International traffic in July was down 13.2 percent while international capacity was down 10.9 percent. Domestic traffic was down 8.2 percent year over year on a capacity decrease of 7.6 percent.
American boarded 9.08 million passengers, down 10.6 percent from a year ago.