American Airlines Group RPMs up 5.8% YoY

American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL) said its total revenue passenger miles (RPMs) were 18.9 billion, up 5.8 percent versus October 2014.

Total capacity was 22.2 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 2.1 percent versus October 2014. Total passenger load factor was 85.2 percent, up 3.0 percentage points versus October 2014. The company´s traffic, capacity and load factor were all records for the month of October.

The company continues to expect its fourth quarter 2015 consolidated passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) to be down approximately 5 to 7 percent year-over-year. In addition, the company continues to expect its fourth quarter pretax margin excluding special items to be between 12 and 14 percent.

American Airlines Group is the holding company for American Airlines. Together with regional partners operating as American Eagle, American offers an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries.