CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Local

April Traffic Down At American Airlines

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

186152214 April Traffic Down At American AirlinesJIM GAFFIGAN, "My kids have never eaten Hot Pockets

181572784 8 April Traffic Down At American AirlinesFunny Faced Cheerleaders

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

455079896 April Traffic Down At American AirlinesWATCH: Iggy Azalea & JLO's Booty Battle

 alt=Remembering Jimi Hendrix 44 Years Later

cowb thumb April Traffic Down At American AirlinesCowboys Cheerleaders

FORT WORTH (AP) - American Airlines says traffic and a key revenue measure both declined in April.

Fort Worth-based American said Wednesday that passenger revenue for each mile flown by every seat on its planes fell 2.9 percent from April 2012.

Combined with declines at other carriers, the American figure suggests that carriers aren’t selling as many high-fare tickets as they did a year ago.

The same statistic declined 4 to 5 percent at Dallas-based Southwest Airlines, 4 percent at US Airways, 2 percent at Delta Air Lines and was flat at United Airlines in April.

Traffic on American and regional-flying affiliate American Eagle fell 1.1 percent. American and Eagle increased their passenger-carrying capacity by 0.4 percent in April.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Also Check Out:

MOST VIEWED GALLERIES