Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR) announced today the carrier's arrival to New York City, with the opening of non-stop service to Guadalajara, Jalisco, unveiled as part of Volaris' connectivity plan.
For the month of June 2015, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic (RPM) decreased 3.4% year over year, while capacity increased 3.9%. As a result, system load factor for June 2015 was 72.0%, a 5.4 percentage point decrease when compared to June 2014.
During July 2015, total terminal passengers increased 9.9% in the 12 Mexico-based airports compared to the same period of the previous year; the Montego Bay airport traffic increased 1.4% during the same period. Domestic passenger traffic presented an 10.2% increase in the Mexican airports, while international passenger traffic increased 9.3%. Montego Bay contributed 355 thousand passengers to GAPs network during the month of July.
Located in the lush, tropical Barcelo Maya Beach complex and a short stroll from the world-class shopping and dining of the Maya Mall, this stunning resort sits alongside some of the most beautiful beaches in the area and offers the perfect base for exploring all that Mexico's Riviera Maya has to offer, from the ancient city of Tulum to the spectacular underground caverns of Rio Segreto.
The FCCA Conference & Trade Show offers one of the best opportunities to interact face-to-face with cruise line executives, presidents and CEOs. Taking place in Cozumel, Mexico from October 5-9, the five-day event will offer meetings, workshops, social functions, a trade show and more focused on gaining insight from and developing business and relationships with some of the industry's most influential players.
During the month of July 2015, Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 17.4% year over year, primarily by way of fleet up gauging and through high aircraft utilization. Volaris transported a record 1.3 million passengers in the month, an increase of 20.6% year over year.
For the month of July 2015, Copa Holdings' system-wide passenger traffic (RPM) increased 2.4% year over year, while capacity increased 5.0%. As a result, system load factor for July 2015 was 78.1%, a 2.0 percentage point decrease when compared to July 2014.
Led by panels of cruise executives and knowledgeable industry professionals, workshops will focus on helping attendees maximize their cruise tourism business, along with learning about the industry's current events and route for the future from cruise line presidents and CEOs.
Tourisms ability to foster inclusive development and social transformation will be the focus of the upcoming 21st Session of the UNWTO General Assembly meeting in Medellín, Colombia (12-17 September 2015).