American Airlines Group number of passengers

Number of Passengers on American Airlines Group Flights (Annual) 2015-2021

The following table shows the approximate number of passengers having boarded the American airlines group flights (annual). The number of passengers is in millions.

Year passengers (millions)
2021165
202095
2019215
2018204
2017200
2016199
2015201

The American Airlines Group (AAG) is the parent company of American Airlines. AAG also owns Envoy Air Inc. (Envoy), PSA and Piedmont (regional carriers). Apart from these, third-party regional carriers including Republic Airways Inc. (Republic), SkyWest Airlines, Inc. (SkyWest), and Mesa Airlines, Inc. (Mesa) are also a part of the group. 

In 2021, more than 165 million passengers boarded AAG flights compared to 95 million in 2020. The number of enplaned passengers increased in 2021 compared to the previous year but has not yet returned to the prepandemic levels.  In 2019, AAG had carried more than 215 million passengers.

Since the pandemic, AAG has incurred heavy net losses. In 2020, its net loss amounted to $8.9 billion, whch declined to $2 billion in 2021. The passenger revenues of the Group reached $26,063 million in 2021 compared to $14,518 million in 2020. AAG operated a total of 1,432 aircrafts at the end of 2021.