Copa Holdings, S.A. (NYSE: CPA), today released preliminary passenger traffic statistics for May 2017:

For the month of May 2017, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic (RPMs) increased 11.8% year over year, while capacity (ASMs) increased 6.3%. As a result, system load factor for the month was 81.6%, a 4.0 percentage point increase when compared to May 2016.