Air Canada Reports June Load Factor

MONTREAL, July 4, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - For the month of June, Air Canada 
reported a system load factor of 85.0 per cent, versus 85.6 per cent in June 
2012. System traffic increased 2.1 per cent on a system-wide capacity 
increase of2.8 per cent. Air Canada reports trafficresults on 
asystem-widebasis, including regional airlinesfrom which Air Canada 
purchases capacity. 
"I am pleased to report a strong load factor of 85 per cent for the month of 
June. This is in line with last year's record for the same period, 
underscoring the effectiveness of our capacity management strategy," said 
Calin Rovinescu, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Traffic grew 2.1 
per cent system wide for the month, led by the Pacific and domestic Canada 
markets. In June, Air Canada was again recognized as the Best Airline in 
North America in the annual Skytrax survey of global travellers. This 
distinction places us among the best airlines in the world for the fourth 
consecutive year, andI would like to thank our employees who share in 
winning this award and for their professionalism and dedication in taking care 
of our customers during this peak travel period of the year." 
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|_____________________________________________________________________________|
|                |          June    |             Q2     |      Year-To-Date  |
|________________|__________________|____________________|____________________|
|                |2013 |2012 |Change| 2013 | 2012 |Change| 2013 | 2012 |Change|
|________________|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|Traffic (RPMs   |5,089|4,985|+2.1% |14,094|13,868|+1.6% |27,180|26,814|+1.4% |
|mln)            |     |     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|________________|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|Capacity (ASMs  |5,985|5,823|+2.8% |16,972|16,606|+2.2% |33,136|32,950|+0.6% |
|mln)            |     |     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|________________|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|Load Factor     |85.0%|85.6%| -0.6 |83.0% |83.5% | -0.5 |82.0% |81.4% | +0.6 |
|                |     |     | pts  |      |      | pts  |      |      | pts  |
|________________|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|           |    |     |     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|___________|____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|           |RPMs|1,497|1,463|+2.3% |4,172 |4,049 |+3.0% |7,776 |7,588 |+2.5% |
|           |____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|   Canada  |ASMs|1,844|1,780|+3.6% |5,108 |4,957 |+3.0% |9,500 |9,376 |+1.3% |
|           |____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|           |LF  |81.2%|82.2%| -1.0 |81.7% |81.7% |  0.0 |81.9% |80.9% |  +1.0|
|           |    |     |     | pts  |      |      |  pts |      |      | pts  |
|___________|____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|           |    |     |     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|___________|____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|           |RPMs| 683 | 681 |+0.3% |2,138 |2,104 |+1.6% |4,700 |4,642 |+1.2% |
|           |____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|    US     |ASMs| 844 | 860 |-1.8% |2,684 |2,707 |-0.8% |5,932 |5,942 |-0.2% |
|Transborder|____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|           |LF  |80.9%|79.2%| +1.7 |79.7% |77.7% | +2.0 |79.2% |78.1% | +1.1 |
|           |    |     |     | pts  |      |      | pts  |      |      | pts  |
|___________|____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|           |    |     |     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|___________|____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|           |RPMs|1,524|1,538|-0.9% |3,820 |3,786 |+0.9% |6,296 |6,208 |+1.4% |
|           |____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|  Atlantic |ASMs|1,702|1,724|-1.3% |4,515 |4,405 |+2.5% |7,753 |7,739 |+0.2% |
|           |____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|           |LF  |89.5%|89.2%| +0.3 |84.6% |85.9% | -1.3 |81.2% |80.2% | +1.0 |
|           |    |     |     | pts  |      |      | pts  |      |      | pts  |
|___________|____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|           |    |     |     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|___________|____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|           |RPMs|1,083|1,007|+7.5% |2,986 |2,920 |+2.3% |5,739 |5,531 |+3.8% |
|           |____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|   Pacific |ASMs|1,214|1,084|+12.0%|3,458 |3,270 |+5.7% |6,676 |6,365 |+4.9% |
|           |____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|           |LF  |89.2%|92.9%| -3.7 |86.4% |89.3% | -2.9 |86.0% |86.9% | -0.9 |
|           |    |     |     | pts  |      |      | pts  |      |      | pts  |
|___________|____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|           |    |     |     |      |      |      |      |      |      |      |
|___________|____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|           |RPMs| 302 | 296 |+2.0% |  978 |1,009 |-3.1% |2,669 |2,845 |-6.2% |
|   Latin   |____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|  America  |ASMs| 381 | 375 |+1.6% |1,207 |1,267 |-4.7% |3,275 |3,528 |-7.2% |
|     &     |____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______|
|Caribbean* |LF  |79.3%|78.9%| +0.4 |81.0% |79.6% | +1.4 |81.5% |80.6% | +0.9 |
|           |    |     |     | pts  |      |      | pts  |      |      | pts  |
|___________|____|_____|_____|______|______|______|______|______|______|______| 
* Australia has been reclassified to "Pacific" from "Latin America & 
Caribbean". 
Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more 
than 175 destinations on five continents. Canada's flag carrier is the 15th 
largest commercial airline in the world and in 2012 served close to 35 million 
customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly to59 
Canadian cities, 53 destinations in the United States and67 cities in 
Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia, the Caribbean, Mexico and South 
America. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance, the world's most 
comprehensive air transportation network serving 1,328 destinations in195 
countries. Air Canada is the only international network carrier in North 
America to receive a Four-Star ranking according to independent U.K. research 
firm Skytrax that ranked Air Canada in a worldwide survey of more than 18 
million airline passengers as Best International Airline in North America in 
2013 for the fourth consecutive year. For more information, please visit: 
www.aircanada.com. 
IsabelleArthur (Montréal)514 422-5788 PeterFitzpatrick 
(Toronto)416 263-5576 AngelaMah (Vancouver)604 270-5741 
Internet:aircanada.com 
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