Volaris Performance

Volaris Reports January 2020 Traffic Results, Passenger Growth of 17%, Load Factor of 87%

Volaris

Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported January 2020 preliminary traffic results.

In January 2020, capacity measured by ASMs (Available Seat Miles) increased by 11.5% vs the same period of last year. In January 2020, demand measured by RPMs (Revenue Passenger Miles) increased by 18.4% year over year. Volaris transported a total of 1.9 million passengers during the month of January, an increase of 17.1% year over year. Network load factor for January 2020 was 86.5%, an increase of 5.0 pp year over year.

Volaris' President and Chief Executive Officer, Enrique Beltranena, commented on the traffic results for January 2020: "The significant healthy capacity growth in terms of ASMs was driven by better aircraft utilization and solid passenger demand in domestic and international markets."

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

January

2020

January

2019

Variance

RPMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)

Domestic

1,313

1,117

17.6%

International

607

504

20.4%

Total

1,920

1,621

18.4%

ASMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)

Domestic

1,537

1,363

12.7%

International

684

628

8.9%

Total

2,221

1,991

11.5%

Load Factor (in %, scheduled)

Domestic

85.5%

82.0%

   3.5 pp

International

88.7%

80.6%

 8.1 pp

Total

86.5%

81.5%

    5.0 pp

Passengers (in thousands, scheduled & charter)

Domestic

1,514

1,299

16.5%

International

425

357

19.1%

Total

1,939

1,656

17.1%

 



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