Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics for May 2013

       Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics for May 2013

PR Newswire

PANAMA CITY, June 13, 2013

PANAMA CITY, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA),
today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for May 2013:

Operating Data        May       May       % Change   YTD      YTD     % Change
                      2013      2012      (YOY)      2013     2012    (YOY)
Copa Holdings
(Consolidated)
 ASM (mm) ^(1)       1,568.8   1,320.7   18.8%      7,681.3  6,418.7 19.7%
 RPM (mm) ^(2)       1,181.6   956.0     23.6%      5,831.3  4,857.6 20.0%
 Load Factor ^(3)    75.3%     72.4%     2.9p.p.    75.9%    75.7%   0.2p.p.
International
Service
 ASM (mm) ^(1)       1,514.5   1,262.1   20.0%      7,401.1  6,120.6 20.9%
 RPM (mm) ^(2)       1,141.0   915.7     24.6%      5,621.0  4,631.8 21.4%
 Load Factor ^(3)    75.3%     72.5%     2.8p.p.    75.9%    75.7%   0.3p.p.
Domestic Service
 ASM (mm) ^(1)       54.3      58.6      -7.3%      280.2    298.1   -6.0%
 RPM (mm) ^(2)       40.6      40.4      0.5%       210.3    225.9   -6.9%
 Load Factor ^(3)    74.8%     69.0%     5.8p.p.    75.0%    75.8%   -0.7p.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 May 2013, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic (RPM)
increased 23.6% year over year, while capacity increased 18.8%. As a result,
system load factor for May 2013 was 75.3%, a 2.9 percentage point increase
when compared to May 2012.

International passenger traffic grew 24.6%, while capacity increased 20.0%.
This resulted in a load factor of 75.3%, a 2.8 percentage point increase when
compared to May 2012. For the month, International capacity represented 96.5%
of total capacity.

Domestic traffic, represented wholly by Colombian domestic service, increased
0.5%, while capacity decreased 7.3%. As a result, domestic load factor for
the month increased 5.8 percentage points to 74.8%. For the month, domestic
capacity represented 3.5% 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 86 aircraft: 60 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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