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Volaris: Strong market demand drives passenger traffic growth of 32 percent

Feb 04, 2016

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Volaris, the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reports January 2016 preliminary traffic results.

During January 2016, Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 22.2% year over year, in response to strong demand in its domestic and international markets. Total demand for January, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), increased 31.0% year over year, reaching 1.2 billion. Volaris transported a total of 1.2 million passengers during the month, an increase of 32.2% year over year.

In January 2016, Volaris increased domestic and international ASMs by 23.0% and 20.5%, respectively. Network load factor for January reached 85.9%, an increase of 5.8 percentage points year over year.

The following table summarizes Volaris traffic results for the month.

January
2016 January
2015 Variance
RPMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)

Domestic 808 620 30.3%
International 364 275 32.5%
Total 1,172 895 31.0%

ASMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)

Domestic 950 773 23.0%
International 414 344 20.5%
Total 1,364 1,117 22.2%

Load Factor (in %, scheduled)

Domestic 85.0% 80.2% 4.8 pp
International 88.0% 80.1% 7.9 pp
Total 85.9% 80.1% 5.8 pp

Passengers (in thousands, scheduled & charter)

Domestic 940 716 31.2%
International 253 187 35.8%
Total 1,193 903 32.2%

Volaris: Strong market demand drives passenger traffic growth of 32 percent



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