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Volaris reports passenger traffic growth of 24%

Volaris reports passenger traffic growth of 24%

Ultra-low-cost Mexican airline Volaris reports October 2016 traffic results

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

During October 2016 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 16.8% year over year, in response to strong demand in its domestic and international markets.


Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in October 2016 increased 21.8% year over year, reaching 1.1 billion.

Volaris transported a total of 1.2 million passengers during the month, an increase of 23.6% year over year. Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 12.2 million passengers, an increase of 26.2% year over year.

In October 2016, Volaris increased domestic and international ASMs by 17.2% and 16.1%, respectively. Network load factor for October reached 83.4%, an increase of 3.3 percentage points year over year.

During October 2016, Volaris launched one year-round international route (Mexico City – San Francisco).



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

October
2016 October
2015
Variance

Ten
months
ended
October
2016

Ten
months
ended
October
2015
Variance
RPMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 819 677 20.9% 8,192 6,582 24.5%
International 315 254 24.1% 3,494 2,774 26.0%
Total 1,134 931 21.8% 11,686 9,356 24.9%
ASMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 965 823 17.2% 9,476 8,011 18.3%
International 393 339 16.1% 4,096 3,409 20.2%
Total 1,358 1,162 16.8% 13,572 11,420 18.8%
Load Factor (in %, scheduled)
Domestic 84.8% 82.2% 2.6 pp 86.4% 82.2% 4.2 pp
International 80.0% 74.9% 5.1 pp 85.3% 81.3% 4.0 pp
Total 83.4% 80.1% 3.3 pp 86.1% 81.9% 4.2 pp
Passengers (in thousands, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 997 808 23.4% 9,828 7,809 25.8%
International 219 176 24.4% 2,426 1,904 27.4%
Total 1,216 984 23.6% 12,254 9,713 26.2%

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