PRNewswire-FirstCall FORT WORTH, Texas Dec. 1 :
American Airlines, the world`s largest carrier, reported a monthly load
factor of 70.6 percent, an increase of 3.1 points compared to last year.
The year-over-year gains were achieved in both domestic and international
markets, with a load factor increase of 3.7 points in domestic markets and
1.3 points in international markets.
November traffic increased 3.0 percent year over year, despite a 1.6
percent decline in capacity. Traffic gains were driven by improvement in
international markets, with a 12.0 percent increase in traffic and 9.9
percent more capacity. In domestic markets, capacity was down 5.9 percent
year over year, yet traffic declined only slightly, down 0.6 percent.
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