American Airlines flew 11.81 billion RPMs in May, up 10% over the year-ago period. Capacity climbed 3% to 15.11 billion ASMs and load factor increased 5 points to 78.1%. For the five months ended May 31, RPMs rose 6.9% to 55.36 billion, ASMs inched up 1.2% to 72.46 billion and load factor gained 4.1 points to 76.4%.

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