Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics for February 2013

     Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics for February 2013

PR Newswire

PANAMA CITY, March 6, 2013

PANAMA CITY, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA),
today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for February 2013:

Operating Data      February   February  % Change  YTD      YTD      % Change
                    2013       2012      (YOY)     2013     2012     (YOY)
Copa Holdings
(Consolidated)
 ASM (mm) ^(1)     1,423.8    1,217.6   16.9%     3,013.8  2,531.5  19.1%
 RPM (mm) ^(2)     1,086.2    925.5     17.4%     2,351.4  1,968.5  19.5%
 Load Factor ^(3)  76.3%      76.0%     0.3p.p.   78.0%    77.8%    0.3p.p.
International
Service
 ASM (mm) ^(1)     1,376.6    1,163.7   18.3%     2,904.1  2,411.6  20.4%
 RPM (mm) ^(2)     1049.6     883.5     18.8%     2,263.6  1,870.5  21.0%
 Load Factor ^(3)  76.2%      75.9%     0.3p.p.   77.9%    77.6%    0.4p.p.
Domestic Service
 ASM (mm) ^(1)     47.2       53.9      -12.5%    109.7    120.0    -8.5%
 RPM (mm) ^(2)     36.6       42.0      -12.8%    87.8     98.0     -10.4%
 Load Factor ^(3)  77.6%      77.9%     -0.3p.p.  80.0%    81.7%    -1.7p.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 February 2013, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic
(RPM) increased 17.4% year over year, while capacity increased 16.9%. As a
result, system load factor for February 2013 was 76.3%, a 0.3 percentage point
increase when compared to February 2012.

International passenger traffic grew 18.8%, while capacity increased 18.3%.
This resulted in a load factor of 76.2%, a 0.3 percentage point increase when
compared to February 2012. For the month, International capacity represented
96.7% of total capacity.

Domestic traffic, represented wholly by Colombian domestic service, decreased
12.8%, while capacity decreased 12.5%. As a result, domestic load factor for
the month decreased 0.3 percentage points to 77.6%. For the month, domestic
capacity represented 3.3% 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 84 aircraft: 58 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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