Between January and August this year, Panama’s COPA Airlines  transported 9.6M passengers, an increase of 18.9% compared to the same period in 2012. The subsidiary of Copa Holdings reported an occupancy factor of 76.8% through August, exceeding the 75.6% reported for the same date in 2012. In the first six months of 2013, Copa Holdings accumulated net income of $188M, with revenues of $1.233Bn.