American Airlines Group's total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 18.1 billion, down 0.3 percent versus April 2014. Total capacity was 22.1 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 1.3 percent versus April 2014. Total passenger load factor was 81.6 percent for the month of April, down 1.3 percentage points versus April 2014.
American Airlines last week launched daily nonstop service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK), marking the airline's 11th route between the U.S. and Asia and the only daily nonstop flight connecting DFW and Beijing.
American Airlines today received a single operating certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for American and US Airways, marking a major milestone in the integration of the two airlines.
The 787 initially will be deployed between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) beginning May 7, before launching internationally between DFW and Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) beginning June 2.
New service to Barranquilla, Colombia (BAQ), will add a new destination to the airline's global network and customers will have increased options when traveling throughout the region. Expanded service includes new flights to Belize City, Belize (BZE); Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (GCM); Guadalajara, Mexico (GDL); Managua, Nicaragua (MGA); and Monterrey, Mexico (MTY).
American Airlines will begin operating its new daily service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) on May 7, marking the airline's sixth daily flight to Asia from DFW and the only nonstop flight connecting DFW and Beijing.