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Volaris reports passenger traffic growth of 29 percent

Volaris reports passenger traffic growth of 29 percent

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%

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