Published on : Friday, June 10, 2016
American Airlines Group today reported May and year-to-date 2016 traffic results.American Airlines Group’s total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) were 19.4 billion, up 0.5 percent versus May 2015. Total capacity was 23.7 billion available seat miles , up 1.7 percent versus May 2015. Total passenger load factor was 81.9 percent, down 0.9 percentage points versus May 2015.
The Company continues to expect its second quarter 2016 consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) to be down approximately 6 to 8 percent year-over-year. In addition, the Company continues to expect its second quarter pretax margin excluding special items to be between 14 and 16 percent.
The following summarizes American Airlines Group traffic results for the month and year-to-date ended May 31, 2016, and 2015, consisting of mainline-operated flights, wholly owned regional subsidiaries and operating results from capacity purchase agreements.