Volaris reports passenger traffic growth of 19 percent

MEXICO CITY, Mexico - Volaris, the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the United States, today reported May 2015 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.

Volaris reports passenger traffic growth of 19 percent

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – Volaris, the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the United States, today reported May 2015 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.

During the month of May 2015, Volaris continued its capacity discipline in the domestic market and strong growth in the international market. Total capacity as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs) for the month of May increased by 12.0% year over year, and total passengers were 956 thousand, an increase of 19.3% year over year. Volaris’ total demand for the month of May measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) increased 14.3% year over year, reaching 910 million. Network load factor for the month of May reached 83.7%, an increase of 1.6 percentage points year over year.

During the month of May 2015, Volaris started operating one new domestic route (Tijuana – Durango).

The following table summarizes Volaris’ traffic results for the month.

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May
2015 May
2014 Variance Five
Months
Ended
May 2015 Five
Months
Ended
May 2014 Variance
RPMs (Millions) Scheduled + charter
Domestic 647 593 9.1% 2,999 2,818 6.4%
International 263 203 29.4% 1,240 985 25.9%
Total 910 796 14.3% 4,239 3,803 11.5%
ASMs (Millions) Scheduled + charter
Domestic 776 738 5.1% 3,672 3,531 4.0%
International 310 232 34.0% 1,554 1,183 31.3%
Total 1,086 970 12.0% 5,226 4,714 10.9%
Load Factor (%) Scheduled
Domestic 83.4% 80.3% 3.1 pp 81.7% 79.8% 1.9 pp
International 84.5% 87.7% (3.2) pp 79.7% 83.3% (3.6) pp
Total 83.7% 82.1% 1.6 pp 81.1% 80.7% 0.4 pp
Passengers (Thousands) Scheduled + charter
Domestic 776 663 17.1% 3,558 3,080 15.5%
International 180 138 29.8% 842 673 25.0%
Total 956 801 19.3% 4,400 3,753 17.2%

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