American Airlines Segment Revenues

American Airlines revenues by business segment 2016-2021

Amounts are in millions.

YearPassengerCargoOtherTotal
2021$26,063$1,314$2,505$29,882
2020$14,518$769$2,050$17,337
2019$42,010$863$2,895$45,768
2018$40,676$1,013$2,852$44,541
2017$39,131$890$2,601$42,622
2016$37,045$785$2,312$40,142

The net revenues of the American Airlines group has declined since the pandemic. In 2020, its total net revenues declined to $17,337 million from $45,768 million in 2019. In 2021, its revenues grew but were still considerably lower compared to the prepandemic level. The 2021 net revenues of the American Airlines group were $29,882 million compared to $17,337 million in 2020.

Its passenger revenues for 2021 climbed to $26,063 million compared to $14,518 milllion in 2020. The cargo revenue of the company also climbed in 2021 compared to the previous year. The Cargo revenues of the company in 2021 remained $1,314 million compared to $769 million in 2020. 

The number of passengers that boarded the American Airlines flights in 2021 was higher than 165 million compared to 95 million in 2020 and 215 million in 2019.

As of December 31, 2021, American Airlines operated 865 mainline aircraft supported by its regional airline subsidiaries and third-party regional carriers, which together operated an additional 567 regional aircraft.