United Airlines flew 11.07 billion system RPMs in July, a 3.4% increase over the year-ago month. Capacity rose 1.9% to 12.62 billion ASMs, lifting load factor 1.3 points to 87.7%. Copa Airlines flew 372.9 million RPMs in July, a 14.2% increase over the year-ago month. Capacity rose 12.1% to 449.3 million ASMs and load factor was up 1.5 points to 83%. LAN Airlines reported a 4.7% increase in July system traffic and a 6.9% rise in capacity that dropped load factor 1.6 points to 77.5%.

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