FORT WORTH, Texas, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) today reported May 2014 and year-to-date traffic results.
American Airlines Group's total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 19.2 billion, up 2.1 percent versus May 2013. Total capacity was 22.9 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 2.4 percent versus May 2013. Total passenger load factor was 84.0 percent for the month of May, down 0.3 points versus May 2013.
Based on two months of actual data and one month of forecast, the Company expects its second quarter 2014 consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) to be up approximately 5 percent to 7 percent versus the same period last year.
The following summarizes American Airlines Group traffic results for the month and year-to-date ended May 31, 2014 and 2013, consisting of mainline-operated flights, wholly owned regional subsidiaries and operating results from capacity purchase agreements.
The Company believes it is more meaningful to compare year-over-year results for American Airlines and US Airways on a combined basis. Accordingly, the traffic results provided above and in the enclosed table combine the traffic results for AMR Corporation and US Airways Group for all periods presented.