American Airlines expects third-quarter mainline unit revenue to increase 9.5%-10.5% year-over-year, VP-Corporate Development and Treasurer Beverly Goulet said yesterday. Speaking at the Calyon US Airline Conference, she said, "In spite of our continued concerns about the economy, our revenue results have held up reasonably well." She cited the carrier's increased emphasis on "unbundling" prices, including checked bag fees, and higher fares as key drivers of revenue growth. "The pressure we ...

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