Jun 12, 2017: American Airlines Group, an American publicly traded airline holding company headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas reported May and year-to-date 2017 traffic results.
American Airlines Group’s total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) were a record 19.9 billion, up 2.6 percent versus May 2016. Total capacity was 24.3 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 2.3 percent versus May 2016. Total passenger load factor was 82.1 percent, up 0.2 percentage points versus May 2016.
American Airlines Group continues to expect its second quarter 2017 total revenue per available seat mile (TRASM) to be up around 3.5 percent to 5.5 percent year-over-year. Besides, the Company continues to expect its second quarter pre-tax margin excluding special items1 to be between 12 percent and 14 percent.