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Copa outperforms nearly every other airline in world

Monday, April 15, 2013

Panama-based Copa continues to outperform nearly every airline group in the world, recording an operating profit margin of 17.9 percent for 2012 as profits increased by 5 percent to $327 million.

Copa has been consistently highly profitable since its 2005 initial public offering, with annual operating margins every year of at least 17 percent.

During this period the average operating profit margin in the global airline industry has been in the zero to 4 percent range.

Source: Lexology