AMR Corporation Reports Record August Passenger Unit Revenue

         AMR Corporation Reports Record August Passenger Unit Revenue

Consolidated Traffic Increased 3.2 Percent

PR Newswire

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 9, 2013

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept.9,2013 /PRNewswire/ --AMR Corporation today
reported August 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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August's consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) was a
record high for the month, increasing an estimated 3.0 percent versus last
year.

Consolidated capacity and traffic were 4.2 percent and 3.2 percent higher
year-over-year, respectively, resulting in a consolidated load factor of 85.0
percent, 0.8 points below the same period last year.

Domestic traffic was 0.8 percent higher year-over-year on 1.7 percent more
capacity, resulting in a domestic load factor of 86.4 percent, 0.8 points
lower compared to the same period last year.

International load factor of 84.7 percent was 1.0 points lower year-over-year,
as traffic increased 6.7 percent on 8.1 percent more capacity. The Atlantic
entity recorded the highest load factor of 88.5 percent, an increase of 1.0
points versus August 2012.

On a consolidated basis, the company boarded 9.7 million passengers in August.

The Company's Results Are Detailed Below:

AMR Preliminary Results Summary
August 2013 consolidated PRASM (cents/ASM)*                              13.77
August 2013 consolidated year-over-year PRASM change                     3.0%
August 2013 consolidated fuel price including effective hedges & taxes   $3.08
(dollars/gallon)

*Note: Previously, consolidated PRASM (cents/ASM) was quoted for the prior
year period.



AMR TRAFFIC SUMMARY

INCLUDES CHARTER SERVICES


               AUGUST                          Year-to-Date
               2013       2012       Change    2013        2012        Change
REVENUE PASSENGER MILES
(000)
 Domestic      6,793,145  6,740,990  0.8   %   51,200,788  51,298,060  (0.2) %
 International 5,022,484  4,705,622  6.7       35,798,359  34,596,998  3.5
  Atlantic   1,910,947  1,931,832  (1.1)     12,181,520  12,500,470  (2.6)
  Latin      2,335,381  2,101,166  11.1      18,258,482  17,016,856  7.3
 America
  Pacific    776,156    672,625    15.4      5,358,357   5,079,672   5.5
 Mainline      11,815,629 11,446,613 3.2       86,999,147  85,895,058  1.3
 Regional      936,434    912,983    2.6       6,965,245   6,892,719   1.1
 Consolidated  12,752,064 12,359,596 3.2       93,964,392  92,787,777  1.3
AVAILABLE SEAT MILES
(000)
 Domestic      7,863,587  7,729,102  1.7   %   60,057,835  60,771,551  (1.2) %
 International 5,929,160  5,487,282  8.1       43,756,172  42,218,154  3.6
  Atlantic   2,158,680  2,208,420  (2.3)     14,586,332  15,146,460  (3.7)
  Latin      2,891,779  2,497,626  15.8      22,752,660  20,956,246  8.6
 America
  Pacific    878,701    781,237    12.5      6,417,179   6,115,448   4.9
 Mainline      13,792,747 13,216,384 4.4       103,814,006 102,989,705 0.8
 Regional      1,217,475  1,190,693  2.2       9,233,672   9,148,619   0.9
 Consolidated  15,010,223 14,407,077 4.2       113,047,679 112,138,324 0.8
LOAD FACTOR
 Domestic      86.4       87.2       (0.8) Pts 85.3        84.4        0.8   Pts
 International 84.7       85.8       (1.0)     81.8        81.9        (0.1)
  Atlantic   88.5       87.5       1.0       83.5        82.5        1.0
  Latin      80.8       84.1       (3.4)     80.2        81.2        (1.0)
 America
  Pacific    88.3       86.1       2.2       83.5        83.1        0.4
 Mainline      85.7       86.6       (0.9)     83.8        83.4        0.4
 Regional      76.9       76.7       0.2       75.4        75.3        0.1
 Consolidated  85.0       85.8       (0.8)     83.1        82.7        0.4
PASSENGERS
BOARDED
 Mainline      7,803,641  7,645,951  2.1   %   59,075,373  58,821,922  0.4   %
 Regional      1,938,804  1,926,777  0.6       14,480,856  14,473,265  0.1
 Consolidated  9,742,445  9,572,728  1.8       73,556,229  73,295,187  0.4
SYSTEM CARGO TON MILES
(000)
 Total         150,516    142,458    5.7   %   1,183,919   1,188,902   (0.4) %

Notes: Regional data includes operations by wholly owned subsidiaries of AMR,
and operations performed by third parties under executed air service
agreements[. ]All load factor and year-over-year change figures have been
rounded to the nearest tenth. Beginning with the June 2013 traffic release,
data includes charter services.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This document includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the
Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking
statements may be identified by words such as "may," "will," "expect,"
"intend," "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "plan," "project," "could,"
"should," "would," "continue,"  "seek," "target," "guidance," "outlook,"
"forecast" and other similar words. These forward-looking statements are
based on AMR's and US Airways' current objectives, beliefs and expectations,
and they are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that may cause
actual results and financial position and timing of certain events to differ
materially from the information in the forward-looking statements. The
following factors, among others, could cause actual results and financial
position and timing of certain events to differ materially from those
described in the forward-looking statements: the challenges and costs of the
proposed transaction, including integrating operations and achieving
anticipated synergies; the price of, market for and potential market price
volatility of common stock of the ultimate parent entity following the closing
of the proposed transaction; significant liquidity requirements and
substantial levels of indebtedness of the combined company following the
closing; potential limitations on the use of certain tax attributes following
the closing; failure of the proposed transaction to be completed; and other
economic, business, competitive, and/or regulatory factors affecting the
business of the combined company after the closing and the businesses of US
Airways and AMR generally, including those set forth in the filings of US
Airways and AMR with the SEC, especially in the "Risk Factors" and
"Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of
Operations" sections of their respective annual reports on Form 10-K and
quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, their current reports on Form 8-K and other
SEC filings, including the registration statement and the proxy
statement/prospectus related to the proposed transaction. Any forward-looking
statements speak only as of the date hereof or as of the dates indicated in
the statements. Neither AMR nor US Airways assumes any obligation to publicly
update or supplement any forward-looking statement to reflect actual results,
changes in assumptions or changes in other factors affecting these
forward-looking statements except as required by law.

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, voted Airline Program of the Year at the 2013 Freddie
Awards, lets members earn miles for travel and everyday purchases and 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 840
destinations served by some 9,000 daily flights to nearly 160 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 AMR Corporation

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