ATLANTA (Reuters) - American Airlines parent AMR Corp
The company said in a federal filing on Tuesday that the revenue results reflect capacity increases by rivals during the first quarter and relatively strong growth last year that made for a more challenging comparison for 2011.
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American said weather-related flight cancellations have reduced revenue by about $50 million in January and February of this year.
As rising fuel prices pose a challenge to the industry recovery, American said industry fare increases have accelerated.
The carrier said it plans for this year's consolidated capacity, which includes feeder aircraft, to be 1 percent lower than previously disclosed. It cited more international flying and said more fuel-efficient Boeing
Last month, Delta Air Lines Inc
(Reporting by Karen Jacobs, editing by Gerald E. McCormick)