AMR Corporation Reports Record February Load Factor

             AMR Corporation Reports Record February Load Factor

Consolidated Passenger Unit Revenue (PRASM) Increased 4.7 Percent

PR Newswire

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 8, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --AMR Corporation today
reported February 2013 consolidated revenue and traffic results for its
principal subsidiary, American Airlines, Inc., and its wholly owned
subsidiary, AMR Eagle Holding Corporation.

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Consolidated load factor in February was an all-time record high for the
month, at 77.9 percent, 2.6 points higher versus the same period last year.
Consolidated capacity and traffic were 4.4 percent and 1.1 percent lower
year-over-year, respectively.

Domestic capacity and traffic were 5.0 percent and 1.3 percent lower
year-over-year, respectively, resulting in a domestic load factor of 81.2
percent, 3.0 points higher compared to the same period last year.

International load factor of 74.6 percent was 2.2 points higher
year-over-year, as traffic decreased 0.8 percent on 3.8 percent less capacity.
The Pacific entity recorded the highest load factor of 78.1 percent, an
increase of 7.6 points versus February 2012. 

February's consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM)
increased an estimated 4.7 percent versus the same period last year. On a
consolidated basis, the company boarded 7.9 million passengers in February.

The Company's Results Are Detailed Below:
AMR Preliminary Results Summary
February 2013 consolidated year-over-year PRASM change     4.7%
February 2012 consolidated PRASM (cents/ASM)  11.85
February 2013 consolidated fuel price including effective hedges & taxes $3.33
(dollars/gallon)



AMR TRAFFIC SUMMARY
EXCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES
                FEBRUARY                         Year-to-Date
                2013       2012       Change     2013       2012       Change
REVENUE
PASSENGER MILES
(000)
  Domestic      5,503,581  5,575,616  (1.3)  %   11,498,007 11,395,229 0.9    %
  International 3,543,489  3,573,607  (0.8)      7,732,454  7,756,874  (0.3)
   Atlantic   894,047    1,004,061  (11.0)     1,999,743  2,190,717  (8.7)
   Latin      2,129,049  2,056,965  3.5        4,613,569  4,441,814  3.9
  America
   Pacific    520,393    512,581    1.5        1,119,141  1,124,343  (0.5)
  Mainline      9,047,070  9,149,223  (1.1)      19,230,461 19,152,103 0.4
  Regional      730,658    739,120    (1.1)      1,514,897  1,510,571  0.3
  Consolidated  9,777,729  9,888,343  (1.1)      20,745,358 20,662,674 0.4
AVAILABLE SEAT
MILES (000)
  Domestic      6,779,031  7,135,337  (5.0)  %   14,277,684 14,600,639 (2.2)  %
  International 4,750,567  4,936,034  (3.8)      10,023,001 10,207,208 (1.8)
   Atlantic   1,314,392  1,529,503  (14.1)     2,760,965  3,099,945  (10.9)
   Latin      2,769,583  2,678,850  3.4        5,852,863  5,617,724  4.2
  America
   Pacific    666,591    727,680    (8.4)      1,409,173  1,489,540  (5.4)
  Mainline      11,529,598 12,071,371 (4.5)      24,300,685 24,807,847 (2.0)
  Regional      1,015,184  1,051,296  (3.4)      2,150,990  2,197,749  (2.1)
  Consolidated  12,544,782 13,122,666 (4.4)      26,451,674 27,005,596 (2.1)
LOAD FACTOR
  Domestic      81.2       78.1       3.0    Pts 80.5       78.0       2.5    Pts
  International 74.6       72.4       2.2        77.1       76.0       1.2
   Atlantic   68.0       65.6       2.4        72.4       70.7       1.8
   Latin      76.9       76.8       0.1        78.8       79.1       (0.2)
  America
   Pacific    78.1       70.4       7.6        79.4       75.5       3.9
  Mainline      78.5       75.8       2.7        79.1       77.2       1.9
  Regional      72.0       70.3       1.7        70.4       68.7       1.7
  Consolidated  77.9       75.4       2.6        78.4       76.5       1.9
PASSENGERS
BOARDED
  Mainline      6,359,713  6,415,452  (0.9)  %   13,337,253 13,185,687 1.1    %
  Regional      1,542,068  1,549,884  (0.5)      3,184,594  3,153,782  1.0
  Consolidated  7,901,781  7,965,336  (0.8)      16,521,847 16,339,469 1.1
SYSTEM CARGO
TON MILES (000)
  Total         126,053    140,388    (10.2) %   249,067    276,054    (9.8)  %
Note: Regional data includes operations by wholly owned subsidiaries
of AMR, and operations performed by third parties under executed air
service agreements.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements and Information
This news release could be viewed as containing forward-looking statements or
information. Actual results may differ materially from the results suggested
by the statements and information contained herein for a number of reasons,
including, but not limited to, the impact of the bankruptcy filings of the
Company and certain of its U.S. subsidiaries, the Company's ability to
refinance, extend or repay its near and intermediate term debt, the Company's
substantial level of indebtedness and related interest rates, the potential
impact of volatile and rising fuel prices, impairments and restructuring
charges. The Company cannot predict what the ultimate value of any of its
securities may be. Accordingly, the Company urges that caution be exercised
with respect to existing and future investments in any of these securities
(including the Company's common stock) or other Company claims. Readers are
referred to the documents filed by the Company with the Securities and
Exchange Commission, including the Company's Form 10-K for the period ended
December 31, 2012, which further identify the important risk factors that
could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking
statements in this news release. The Company disclaims any obligation to
update any forward-looking statement or information.

About American Airlines
American Airlines focuses on providing an exceptional travel experience across
the globe, serving more than 260 airports in more than 50 countries and
territories. American's fleet of nearly 900 aircraft fly more than 3,500 daily
flights worldwide from hubs in Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami
and New York. American flies to nearly 100 international locations including
important markets such as London, Madrid, Sao Paulo and Tokyo. With more than
500 new planes scheduled to join the fleet, including continued deliveries of
the Boeing 737 family of aircraft and new additions such as the Boeing
777-300ER and the Airbus A320 family of aircraft, American is building toward
the youngest and most modern fleet among major U.S. carriers. American's
website, AA.com^®, provides customers with easy access to check and book
fares, and personalized news, information and travel offers. American's
AAdvantage^® program, one of the most popular frequent flyer programs in the
world, lets members redeem miles for flights to almost 950 destinations
worldwide, as well as flight upgrades, vacation packages, car rentals, hotel
stays and other retail products. The airline also offers nearly 40 Admirals
Club^® locations worldwide providing comfort, convenience, and an environment
with a full range of services making it easy for customers to stay productive
without interruption. American is a founding member of the oneworld^®
alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest airlines in the
world, including global brands like British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Iberia
Airlines, Japan Airlines, LAN and Qantas. Together, its members serve more
than 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 150 countries and
territories. Connect with American on Twitter @AmericanAir or
Facebook.com/AmericanAirlines. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle
Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AMR Corporation common
stock trades under the symbol "AAMRQ" on the OTCQB marketplace, operated by
OTC Markets Group.





SOURCE American Airlines

Website: http://www.aa.com
Contact: Sean Collins, +1-817-967-1577, mediarelations@aa.com
 
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