American Airlines flew 12.16 system RPMs in August, down 2.9% from the year-ago month. Capacity slipped 1.1% to 14.57 billion ASMs and load factor fell 1.5 points to 83.5%. American Eagle flew 704.2 million RPMs, down 13.6%, against a 4.5% fall in capacity to 1.01 billion ASMs. Load factor dropped 7.3 points to 69.7%. Northwest Airlines flew 7.27 billion consolidated RPMs in August, up 1.9% from the year-ago month. Capacity climbed 3.1% to 8.4 billion ASMs and load factor dropped 1 point to ...

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