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AA Group sees cargo tonne miles increase

By Staff Reports on March 14, 2014

American Airlines Group’s system cargo tonne miles (CTMs) for February were 173.5 million, up 11.2 percent versus February 2013.

Year-to-date CTMs for American Airlines Cargo and US Airways Cargo were 347.3 million, up 12.6 percent over the same period in 2013.

During the first two months of 2914, the company’s operations were affected by severe weather at its hubs in Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. In February, the company canceled more than 14,000 flights, up 149 percent versus February 2013.

In the first two months of 2014, AA Group canceled approximately 28,000 flights, a 164 percent increase over the same period in 2013.