Passenger figures continue to grow at American Airlines

Passenger figures continue to grow at American Airlines

American Airlines Group has reported July 2014 and year-to-date traffic results, revealing total revenue passenger miles for the month were 20.8 billion, up 1.1 per cent versus July 2013.

Total capacity was 24.4 billion available seat miles, up 3.1 per cent versus July 2013.

Total passenger load factor was 85.1 per cent for the month of July, down 1.7 points versus July 2013.

Based on one month of actual data and two months of forecast, the company expects its third quarter 2014 consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile to be up approximately one per cent to three percent versus the same period last year.

American Airlines Group is the holding company for American Airlines and US Airways.

Together with wholly owned and third-party regional carriers operating as American Eagle and US Airways Express, the airlines operate an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to 339 destinations in 54 countries from its hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, DC.