Central American operator Copa Holdings produced another strong financial performance in the third quarter, notably a 19.5% operating margin despite small dips in load factor and yields caused by an increase in the average stage length. That 5.4-percentage-point, year-on-year improvement in the operating margin was reflected in Copa’s net income, which grew 48.2%, compared to the same period last year to $63.9 million. Revenue at the same time rose 11.8% to $362 million on 13.8% more ...


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