American Airlines Finishes 2023 On A Very Strong High

American Airlines finished 2023 on a very strong high in the perspective of the amount of weekly average flights operated.

Using data from, we will examine this further, and establish what 2024 will look like for the carrier moving forward.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

American Airlines Finishes 2023 On A Very Strong High…

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For the last official and full week of 2023 (Being December 19-26), American Airlines handled 5,525 movements, based on a seven-day rolling average provided by the flight tracking company.

This represents an increase of 35.48% compared to the same period last year, where 4,078 movements were handled.

Below is the last four weeks’ worth of data representing the carrier:

Date 2019 Numbers 2022 Numbers 2023 Numbers Percentage Difference (2023 vs. 2022)
November 21-28 3272 movements 3976 movements 5208 movements +30.99%
November 28-December 5 3144 movements 4464 movements 5577 movements +24.93%
December 5-12 3293 movements 4412 movements 5531 movements +25.36%
December 12-19 3249 movements 4446 movements 5420 movements +21.91%

What we can see from the data is that American Airlines has performed very well in the last four weeks, and if you look at it further from a year-wide perspective, the levels are the same in this regard.

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What Will 2024 Look Like for the Airline?

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Going into the new year of 2024, American Airlines will be keen to continue with this rapid growth in flights.

Ultimately, more flights mean more passengers, thus more revenue and a better contributor to overall profit.

With the high percentage increases in flight movements, it will be interesting to see what the financial results for the full year will look like as well as what additional investments will be made within that.

But for now, all eyes will be on how the airline’s 2024 will go!

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