Passenger traffic increased 1.3 percent for American Airlines in September as the carrier grew its capacity by 1.9 percent.
Its consolidated load factor dropped 0.4 percentage points to 80.7 percent. Unit revenues rose 3.2 percent when compared to September 2012.
The Fort Worth-based carrier said its international traffic grew 2.0 percent as it added 3.0 percent capacity. Domestic traffic was also higher, up 0.5 percent on a 0.9 percent increase in capacity.