Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics For November 2018

For the month of November 2018, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic (RPMs) increased 6.7% year over year, while capacity (ASMs) increased 4.1%. As a result, system load factor for the month was 84.3%, 2.1 percentage points higher than November 2017.

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

Operating Data

Nov

Nov

% Change

YTD

YTD

% Change

2018

2017

(YOY)

2018

2017

(YOY)

Copa Holdings  (Consolidated)

  ASM (mm) (1)

2,048.9

1,968.8

4.1%

23,559.0

21,804.4

8.0%

  RPM (mm) (2)

1,727.6

1,619.3

6.7%

19,675.0

18,153.7

8.4%

  Load Factor (3)

84.3%

82.2%

2.1p.p.

83.5%

83.3%

0.3p.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 November 2018, Copa Holdings’ system-wide passenger traffic (RPMs) increased 6.7% year over year, while capacity (ASMs) increased 4.1%.  As a result, system load factor for the month was 84.3%, 2.1 percentage points higher than November 2017.