/C O R R E C T I O N from Source -- Air Canada/

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Air Canada Reports July Load Factor 
MONTREAL, Aug. 6, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - For the month of July, Air Canada 
reported a system load factor of 85.6 per cent, versus 85.9 per cent in July 
2012, a decrease of 0.3 percentage points. System traffic increased 1.9 per 
cent on a system-wide capacity increase of2.3 per cent. Air Canada reports 
trafficresults on asystem-widebasis, including Air Canada rouge, which 
began operations on July 1, 2013, and regional airlinesfrom which Air Canada 
purchases capacity. 
"I am pleased to report a strong load factor of 85.6 per cent for the month of 
July," said Calin Rovinescu, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Traffic 
grew 1.9 per cent system wide for the month, led by the Pacific, U.S. 
transborder and Atlantic markets. On July 1st, we successfully launched our 
new leisure carrier, Air Canada rouge, to respond more cost effectively to 
holiday travel demand in a number of popular European and Caribbean leisure 
markets. In addition, the first of five new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft 
entered mainline service concurrent with the launch of our new international 
Premium Economy cabin available beginning in July on our Montreal-Paris route. 
For the first seven months of 2013, Air Canada set new records system-wide 
each month for passengers boarded, and on August 1st we achieved a new single 
day record of 124,700 customers. I thank our employees for taking care of our 
customers during this peak travel season, not only transporting them safely 
but also by maintaining their focus on on-going operational improvement 
initiatives that are resulting in sustained year-over-year increases in On 
Time Performance." 
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|__________________________________________________________________|
|                   |             July     |        Year to Date   |
|___________________|______________________|_______________________|
|                   | 2013 | 2012 | Change | 2013 | 2012 |  Change |
|___________________|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|Traffic (RPMs mln) |5,654 | 5,546|  +1.9% |32,835|32,360|   +1.5% |
|___________________|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|Capacity (ASMs mln)|6,603 | 6,454|  +2.3% |39,739|39,404|   +0.9% |
|___________________|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|Load Factor        | 85.6%| 85.9%|-0.3 pts|82.6% |82.1% |+0.5 pts |
|___________________|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|           |       |      |      |        |      |      |         |
|___________|_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|           |RPMs   |1,734 | 1,711|  +1.3% |9,510 |9,299 |   +2.3% |
|           |_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|   Canada  |ASMs   |2,094 | 2,037|  +2.8% |11,594|11,413|   +1.6% |
|           |_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|           |LF     |82.8% | 84.0%|-1.2 pts|82.0% |81.5% | +0.5 pts|
|___________|_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|           |       |      |      |        |      |      |         |
|___________|_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|           |RPMs   |  775 |  763 |  +1.5% |5,475 |5,405 |   +1.3% |
|    US     |_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|           |ASMs   |  934 |  952 |  -1.8% |6,866 |6,894 |   -0.4% |
|Transborder|_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|           |LF     |82.9% |80.1% |+2.8 pts|79.7% |78.4% |+1.3 pts |
|___________|_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|           |       |      |      |        |      |      |         |
|___________|_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|           |RPMs   |1,670 |1,645 |  +1.5% |7,965 |7,853 |   +1.4% |
|           |_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|  Atlantic |ASMs   |1,873 |1,879 |  -0.3% |9,625 |9,618 |   +0.1% |
|           |_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|           |LF     |89.2% | 87.5%|+1.7 pts|82.8% |81.6% |+1.2 pts |
|___________|_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|           |       |      |      |        |      |      |         |
|___________|_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|           |RPMs   |1,112 |1,039 |  +7.0% |6,850 |6,569 |   +4.3% |
|           |_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|   Pacific |ASMs   |1,287 |1,141 | +12.8% |7,963 |7,506 |   +6.1% |
|           |_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|           |LF     |86.4% |91.1% |-4.7 pts| 86.0%|87.5% |-1.5 pts |
|___________|_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|           |       |      |      |        |      |      |         |
|___________|_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|   Latin   |RPMs   |  364 |  388 |  -6.2% |3,034 |3,234 |   -6.2% |
|           |_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
| America & |ASMs   |  416 |  445 |  -6.7% |3,692 |3,973 |   -7.1% |
|           |_______|______|______|________|______|______|_________|
|Caribbean* |LF     |87.6% |87.2% |0.4 pts |82.2% |81.4% |+0.8 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 
15(th) largest commercial airline in the world and in 2012 served close to 35 
million customers. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service directly 
to60 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 Airline in North America in 2013 for the 
fourth consecutive year. For more information, please visit: 
www.aircanada.com.
 

SOURCE  Air Canada 
IsabelleArthur (Montréal)514 422-5788 PeterFitzpatrick 
(Toronto)416 263-5576 AngelaMah (Vancouver)604 270-5741  
Internet:aircanada.com 
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CO: AIR CANADA - CORPORATE - FINANCE
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