Air Canada Reports Record Load Factors for December and Full Year 2013

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Air Canada has reported a record system load factor for December 2013 of 82.7%, versus 82.1% in December 2013, an increase of 0.6 percentage points.

System traffic increased 4.8% on a system-wide capacity increase of 4.0%.

For the full year 2013, load factor was a record 82.8%, versus 82.7%, an increase of 0.1 percentage points.

"For both the month of December and full year 2013, Air Canada achieved record load factors of 82.7 and 82.8%, respectively," said Calin Rovinescu, President and Chief Executive Officer. "Led by an increase in traffic in the U.S. trans border market of 6.4%, Air Canada generated greater traffic for the month of December in all markets the airline serves with system wide growth of 4.8% on a capacity increase of 4.0%."

Air Canada reports traffic results on a system-wide basis, including Air Canada rouge, which began operations on 1 July 2013, and regional airlines from which Air Canada purchases capacity.

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