American Airlines expects system capacity to grow at least 2.5% in 2018

    American Airlines Group stated (26-Apr-2018) 2018 total system capacity is expected to be up 2.5% year-on-year on a schedule over schedule basis. Actual capacity growth will be slightly higher due to the year-on-year impact of flight cancellations from two consecutive hurricanes that hit Florida and the Caribbean in Sep-2017. Domestic capacity is expected to be up approximately 3.0% year-on-year and international capacity is expected to be up approximately 2.5% year-on-year. [more – original PR]