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Volaris: September 2016 passenger traffic grows 29%

Oct 05, 2016

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

During September 2016 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 19.2% year over year, in response to strong demand in its domestic and international markets.

Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in September 2016 increased 28.9% year over year, reaching 1.1 billion.

Volaris transported a total of 1.2 million passengers during the month, an increase of 29.3% year over year.

Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 11.0 million passengers, an increase of 26.4% year over year.

In September 2016, Volaris increased domestic and international ASMs by 15.9% and 27.6%, respectively. Network load factor for September reached 84.2%, an increase of 6.3 percentage points year over year.

The following table summarizes Volaris traffic results for the month and year-to-date.

Nine months Nine months
September September Variance ended ended Variance
2016 2015 September September
2016 2015

RPMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 774 604 28.1% 7,373 5,905 24.9%
International 312 238 30.9% 3,180 2,520 26.2%
Total 1,086 842 28.9% 10,553 8,425 25.2%
ASMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 899 775 15.9% 8,512 7,188 18.4%
International 390 306 27.6% 3,702 3,070 20.6%
Total 1,289 1,081 19.2% 12,214 10,258 19.1%
Load Factor (in %, scheduled)
Domestic 86.1% 77.9% 8.2 pp 86.6% 82.1% 4.5 pp
International 79.9% 78.0% 1.9 pp 85.9% 82.0% 3.9 pp
Total 84.2% 77.9% 6.3 pp 86.4% 82.1% 4.3 pp
Passengers (in thousands, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 938 728 28.9% 8,831 7,001 26.1%
International 216 164 31.3% 2,207 1,728 27.8%
Total 1,154 892 29.3% 11,038 8,729 26.4%

Volaris: September 2016 passenger traffic grows 29%



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