Air Canada Reports December 2009 Traffic

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For the month of December 2009, Air Canada reported a system load factor of 81.2% on a consolidated basis with Jazz (from which Air Canada purchases regional capacity), versus 81.7% in December 2008, a decrease of 0.5 percentage points. System traffic increased 3.4% on a capacity increase of 4.0% system wide.

"For the month of December and full year 2009, Air Canada recorded load factors of 81.2 and 80.7%, respectively, on a consolidated basis with Jazz," said Calin Rovinescu, President and Chief Executive Officer. "These strong results underscore the effectiveness of our on-going disciplined approach to managing capacity in a difficult economic environment. I am proud of our employees who remained focused on taking care of our customers while maintaining a safe and secure operation during winter storms and the recent implementation of new security measures."

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