Panama-based Copa Airlines reports a 19.5% increase in its overall passenger traffic in March compared with a year earlier.
The carrier's capacity grew 21.5%, while the passenger load factor decreased 1.2 percentage points to 74.7%.
International passenger traffic grew 20.7%, while capacity increased 22.7%. This resulted in a load factor of 74.8%, a 1.2 percentage point drop year-on-year.
Domestic traffic, represented wholly by Colombian domestic service, decreased 6.6%, while capacity decreased 3.9%. The domestic load factor for the month decreased 2.1 percentage points to 72.1%.