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Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics For May 2014

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics For May 2014

19:49 EDT Thursday, June 12, 2014

PANAMA CITY, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA), today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for May 2014:

Operating Data May May % Change YTD YTD % Change
2014 2013 (YOY) 2014 2013 (YOY)
Copa Holdings  (Consolidated)

  ASM (mm) (1)

1,708.2

1,568.8

8.9%

8,368.6

7,681.3

8.9%

  RPM (mm) (2)

    1,330.3

    1,181.6

12.6%

    6,507.4

    5,831.3

11.6%

  Load Factor (3) 77.9% 75.3% 2.6p.p. 77.8% 75.9% 1.8p.p.
International Service  

  ASM (mm) (1)

1,682.0

1,514.5

11.1%

8,177.0

7,401.1

10.5%

  RPM (mm) (2)

    1,311.8

    1,141.0

15.0%

    6,359.8

    5,621.0

13.1%

  Load Factor (3) 78.0% 75.3% 2.7p.p. 77.8% 75.9% 1.8p.p.
Domestic Service 

  ASM (mm) (1)

26.2

54.3

-51.8%

191.6

280.2

-31.6%

  RPM (mm) (2)

18.5

40.6

-54.5%

147.6

210.3

-29.8%

  Load Factor (3) 70.6% 74.8% -4.1p.p. 77.0% 75.0% 2.0p.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 2014, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic (RPM) increased 12.6% year over year, while capacity increased 8.9%.  As a result, system load factor for May 2014 was 77.9%, a 2.6 percentage point increase when compared to May 2013.

International passenger traffic grew 15.0%, while capacity increased 11.1%.  This resulted in a load factor of 78.0%, a 2.7 percentage point increase when compared to May 2013.  For the month, International capacity represented 98.5% of total capacity.

Domestic traffic, represented wholly by Colombian domestic service, decreased 54.5%, while capacity decreased 51.8%.  As a result, domestic load factor for the month decreased 4.1 percentage points to 70.6%.  For the month, domestic capacity represented 1.5% 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 67 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 92 aircraft: 66 Boeing 737NG aircraft and 26 EMBRAER-190s. For more information visit www.copaair.com.

CPA-G

CONTACT: Rafael Arias ? PanamaDirector-Investor Relations(507) 304-2431

SOURCE Copa Holdings, S.A.

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