Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics For September 2013

    Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics For September 2013

PR Newswire

PANAMA CITY, Oct. 10, 2013

PANAMA CITY, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA),
today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for September 2013:

Operating Data        September  September % Change YTD      YTD      % Change
                      2013       2012      (YOY)    2013     2012     (YOY)
Copa Holdings
(Consolidated)
 ASM (mm) ^(1)       1,571.5    1,420.5   10.6%    14,080.1 12,120.0 16.2%
 RPM (mm) ^(2)       1,197.2    1,048.8   14.1%    10,807.8 9,133.4  18.3%
 Load Factor ^(3)    76.2%      73.8%     2.3p.p.  76.8%    75.4%    1.4p.p.
International
Service
 ASM (mm) ^(1)       1,523.0    1,362.5   11.8%    13,594.8 11,568.7 17.5%
 RPM (mm) ^(2)       1,156.5    1,003.8   15.2%    10,426.5 8,703.5  19.8%
 Load Factor ^(3)    75.9%      73.7%     2.3p.p.  76.7%    75.2%    1.5p.p.
Domestic Service
 ASM (mm) ^(1)       48.4       58.0      -16.6%   485.4    551.4    -12.0%
 RPM (mm) ^(2)       40.7       45.0      -9.6%    381.3    429.9    -11.3%
 Load Factor ^(3)    84.1%      77.6%     6.5p.p.  78.5%    78.0%    0.6p.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 September 2013, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic
(RPM) increased 14.1% year over year, while capacity increased 10.6%. As a
result, system load factor for September 2013 was 76.2%, a 2.3 percentage
point increase when compared to September 2012.

International passenger traffic grew 15.2%, while capacity increased 11.8%.
This resulted in a load factor of 75.9%, a 2.3 percentage point increase when
compared to September 2012. For the month, International capacity represented
96.9% of total capacity.

Domestic traffic, represented wholly by Colombian domestic service, decreased
9.6%, while capacity decreased 16.6%. As a result, domestic load factor for
the month increased 6.5 percentage points to 84.1%. For the month, domestic
capacity represented 3.1% 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 65 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 89 aircraft: 63 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 - Panamá, Director-Investor Relations,
+1-507-304-2677
 
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