Copa Holdings announces July 2016 traffic statistics

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PANAMA CITY, Panama – Copa Holdings, SA today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for July 2016:

Operating Data Jul Jul % Change YTD YTD % Change
2016 2015 (YOY) 2016 2015 (YOY)
Copa Holdings (Consolidated)
ASM (mm) (1) 1,896.3 1,876.2 1.1% 12,798.5 12,668.6 1.0%
RPM (mm) (2) 1,632.7 1,486.4 9.8% 10,117.0 9,577.0 5.6%
Load Factor (3) 86.1% 79.2% 6.9p.p. 79.0% 75.6% 3.5p.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 July 2016, Copa Holdings’ system-wide passenger traffic (RPM) increased 9.8% year over year, while capacity (ASM) increased 1.1%. As a result, system load factor for July 2016 was 86.1%, a 6.9 percentage point increase when compared to July 2015.