Copa Airlines Performance

Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics for December 2018

For the month of December 2018, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic (RPMs) increased 5.3% year over year, while capacity (ASMs) increased 6.0%. As a result, system load factor for the month was 82.1%, 0.5 percentage points lower than December 2017.

Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA), yesterday released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for December 2018:

Operating Data

Dec

Dec

% Change

FY

FY

% Change

2018

2017

(YOY)

2018

2017

(YOY)

Copa Holdings  (Consolidated)

  ASM (mm) (1)

2,258.7

2,130.7

6.0%

25,817.6

23,935.1

7.9%

  RPM (mm) (2)

1,854.5

1,760.4

5.3%

21,529.5

19,914.2

8.1%

  Load Factor (3)

82.1%

82.6%

-0.5p.p.

83.4%

83.2%

0.2p.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 December 2018, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic (RPMs) increased 5.3% year over year, while capacity (ASMs) increased 6.0%.  As a result, system load factor for the month was 82.1%, 0.5 percentage points lower than December 2017. 



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