American Airlines Number of Aircraft

Number of Aircraft operated by American Airlines Group 2015-2021

The following table shows the number of Aircraft operated by the American Airlines Group at the end of the respective fiscal years.

YearAircraft
20211,432
20201,399
20191,547
20181,551
20171,545
20161,536
20151,533

At the end of 2021, the American Airlines Group operated a total of 1,432 aircraft compared to1,399 at the end of the previous year. The number includes the aircraft owned and leased by American Airlines and the aircraft operated by7 theird party regional carriers under capacity purchase agreements. There were also 36 mainline and 10 regional aircraft in temporary storage as of December 31, 2021. 

The passenger revenue of American Airlines Group in 2021 reached $26,063 million compared to $14,518 million in 2020. However, its total operating expenses in 2021 reached $30,941 million compared to $27,758 million in the previous year. It incurred a net loss of $2 billion in 2021 compared to $8.9 billion in 2020.

AAG carried more than 165 million passengers in 2021 compared to 95 million in 2020. The number of passengers carried by AAG has increased in 2021 compared to 2020 but not reached the prepandemic levels yet. In 2019, the number of passengers having boarded AAG flights was 215 million.