American Airlines Sees Reduction in Latin America, Caribbean Traffic

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Above: American Airlines planes in Miami

By the Caribbean Journal staff

After a relatively flat June, American Airlines saw a 2.1 percent reduction in revenue passenger miles to Latin America and the Caribbean last month, according to the company’s latest monthly report.

The carrier saw a total of just over 3 billion revenue passenger miles to Latin America and the Caribbean last month, down from just over 3.1 billion in the same month in 2013.

For the year, the carrier is still up 2.3 percent in Latin America and Caribbean traffic compared to the first seven months of 2013.

The carrier also saw a 4.8 percent reduction in load factor last month for Latin America and the Caribbean.

Overall, the carrier reported a 0.6 percent drop in international revenue passenger miles last month, with a 1.1 percent improvement across all regions.