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09/12/18

Copa Holdings Announces Monthly Traffic Statistics for August 2018

PANAMA CITY, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA), today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for August 2018:

Operating Data

Aug

Aug

% Change

YTD

YTD

% Change

2018

2017

(YOY)

2018

2017

(YOY)

Copa Holdings  (Consolidated)







  ASM (mm) (1)

2,238.4

2,134.0

4.9%

17,264.8

15,920.2

8.4%

  RPM (mm) (2)

1,867.9

1,816.8

2.8%

14,490.8

13,228.4

9.5%

  Load Factor (3)

83.4%

85.1%

-1.7p.p.

83.9%

83.1%

0.8p.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 August 2018, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic (RPMs) increased 2.8% year over year, while capacity (ASMs) increased 4.9%.  As a result, system load factor for the month was 83.4%, 1.7 percentage points lower than August 2017.

Copa Holdings is a leading Latin American provider of passenger and cargo services.  The Company, through its operating subsidiaries, provides service to 80 destinations in 32 countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean with one of the youngest and most modern fleets in the industry, consisting of 102 aircraft: 82 Boeing 737NG aircraft, 1 Boeing 737MAX and 19 EMBRAER-190s. For more information visit www.copa.com.

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CONTACT:  Raúl Pascual – Panamá 
Director – Investor Relations
011 (507) 304-2774

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SOURCE Copa Holdings, S.A.