Source: Copa Holdings
Copa Holdings, S.A., today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for December 2021:
|Copa Holdings (Consolidated)|
|ASM (mm) (1)||1,873.1||2,124.5||-11.8%|
|RPM (mm) (2)||1,569.6||1,814.0||-13.5%|
|Load Factor (3)||83.8%||85.4%||-1.6p.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|
Given the irregular nature of the Company’s operations starting in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we will compare this and future traffic reports to 2019 statistics.
Consolidated capacity (ASMs) came in 11.8% lower than December 2019, while passenger traffic (RPMs) decreased 13.5%, which resulted in a 83.8% load factor.