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Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics For September 2013

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.

Source / Author: Copa Holding

Autor: Redakcja Świat

Redakcja Świat