The FINANCIAL — American Airlines Group on February 9 reported January 2016 traffic results.
American Airlines Group’s total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) were 17.1 billion, up 1.6 percent versus January 2015. Total capacity was 21.4 billion available seat miles (ASMs), down 0.3 percent versus January 2015. Total passenger load factor was 79.7 percent, up 1.5 percentage points versus January 2015.
The Company continues to expect its first 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 first quarter pretax margin excluding special items to be between 12 and 14 percent, according to American Airlines.
The following summarizes American Airlines Group traffic results for the month ended January 31, 2016 and 2015, consisting of mainline-operated flights, wholly owned regional subsidiaries and operating results from capacity purchase agreements.