Volaris: Strong passenger demand drives record 92% load factor


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

During July 2016 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 7.8% year over year, in response to strong demand in its domestic and international markets. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in July increased 13.8% year over year, reaching 1.4 billion, validating the strong demand environment and traffic stimulation the Company has been observing in its markets. Volaris transported a total of 1.4 million passengers during the month, an increase of 13.6% year over year. Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 8.5 million passengers, an increase of 27.8% year over year.

In July 2016, Volaris increased domestic and international ASMs by 5.9% and 11.6%, respectively. Network load factor for July reached 92.4%, an increase of 5.0 percentage points year over year.

During July 2016, Volaris launched three year-round international routes (Durango-Los Angeles, Guadalajara-Seattle and Guadalajara-San Francisco).