Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics for November 2012

     Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics for November 2012

PR Newswire

PANAMA CITY, Dec. 6, 2012

PANAMA CITY, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA),
today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for November 2012:

Operating Data       November  November  % Change YTD      YTD      % Change
                     2012      2011      (YOY)    2012     2011     (YOY)
Copa Holdings
(Consolidated)
 ASM (mm) ^(1)      1,432.4   1,161.0   23.4%    15,015.9 12,065.5 24.5%
 RPM (mm) ^(2)      1,098.3   867.9     26.5%    11,317.5 9,221.2  22.7%
 Load Factor ^(3)   76.7%     74.8%     1.9p.p.  75.4%    76.4%    -1.1p.p.
International
Service
 ASM (mm) ^(1)      1,370.0   1,094.7   25.1%    14,337.6 11,159.0 28.5%
 RPM (mm) ^(2)      1048.3    814.4     28.7%    10,786.9 8,533.8  26.4%
 Load Factor ^(3)   76.5%     74.4%     2.1p.p.  75.2%    76.5%    -1.2p.p.
Domestic Service
 ASM (mm) ^(1)      62.4      66.2      -5.7%    678.3    906.5    -25.2%
 RPM (mm) ^(2)      50.0      53.5      -6.6%    530.7    687.4    -22.8%
 Load Factor ^(3)   80.0%     80.8%     -0.8p.p. 78.2%    75.8%    2.4p.p.
1. Available seat miles - represents the aircraft seating capacity
multiplied by the number of miles the seats are flown.
2. Revenue passenger miles - represents the numbers of miles flown
by revenue passengers
3. Load factor - represents the percentage of aircraft seating
capacity that is actually utilized

For the month of November 2012, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic
(RPM) increased 26.5% year over year, while capacity increased 23.4%. As a
result, system load factor for November 2012 was 76.7%, a 1.9 percentage point
increase when compared to November 2011.

International passenger traffic grew 28.7%, while capacity increased 25.1%.
This resulted in a load factor of 76.5%, a 2.1 percentage point increase when
compared to November 2011. For the month, International capacity represented
95.6% of total capacity.

Domestic traffic, represented wholly by Colombian domestic service, decreased
6.6%, while capacity decreased 5.7%. As a result, domestic load factor for
the month decreased 0.8 percentage points to 80.0%. For the month, domestic
capacity represented 4.4% of total capacity.

Copa Holdings is a leading Latin American provider of passenger and cargo
services. The Company, through its operating subsidiaries, provides service
to 64 destinations in 29 countries in North, Central and South America and the
Caribbean with one of the youngest and most modern fleets in the industry,
consisting of 83 aircraft: 57 Boeing 737NG aircraft and 26 EMBRAER-190s. For
more information visit www.copaair.com.

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SOURCE Copa Holdings, S.A.

Website: http://www.copaair.com
Contact: Joseph Putaturo - Panama, Director-Investor Relations, (507) 304-2677
 
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