AMR Corp. said its consolidated passenger traffic increased 2.0 percent as the Fort Worth-based carrier grew its capacity by 2.1 percent.
Its load factor rose 0.1 percentage points to 80.2 percent compared to December 2011. The company reports traffic results for American Airlines and American Eagle together.
AMR also estimated that its unit revenues increased 1.6 percent over the same period last year.
Domestic traffic and capacity were up 2.4 percent and 1.6 percent respectively. Its domestic load factor increased 0.6 percentage points to 81.6 percent. International traffic also rose 2.1 percent with 3.7 percent more capacity. International load factor dropped 1.2 percentage points to 79.3 percent.