Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR) reports July 2017 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.
During July 2017 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 12.1% year over year. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in July 2017 increased 9.3% year over year, reaching 1.5 billion. Volaris transported a total of 1.5 million passengers during the month, an increase of 6.6% year over year. Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 9.5 million passengers, an increase of 12.4% year over year. Network load factor for July was 90.1%, a decrease of 2.3 percentage points year over year.
During July 2017, Volaris launched one international route (Mexico City, Mexico – San Jose, Costa Rica).
The following table summarizes Volaris traffic results for the month and year-to-date.
|RPMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)|
|ASMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)|
|Load Factor (in %, scheduled)|
|Domestic||91.6%||93.2%||(1.6) pp||87.3%||86.6%||0.7 pp|
|International||87.1%||90.7%||(3.6) pp||81.3%||86.8%||(5.5) pp|
|Total||90.1%||92.4%||(2.3) pp||85.3%||86.7%||(1.4) pp|
|Passengers (in thousands, scheduled & charter)|
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