Panama-based Copa Airlines has reported a 27.1% increase in passenger traffic in September compared to a year earlier.
Capacity grew 25.6% year-over-year, while the carrier's passenger load factor grew by 0.9 percentage points to 73.8%.
International traffic grew 29.1% versus 2011, as capacity increased 27.7%. The load factor increased by 0.8 percentage points to 73.7%.
Domestic traffic fell 6.2% year-on-year on a 9.3% decrease in capacity, resulting in the load factor increasing by 2.6 percentage points to 77.6%.