Volaris Performance

Volaris Reports August 2017 Traffic Results, Load Factor of 85%

Volaris

Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR) reports August 2017 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.

During August 2017 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 6.6% year over year. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in August 2017 increased 5.1% year over year, reaching 1.4 billion. Volaris transported a total of 1.4 million passengers during the month, an increase of 2.2% year over year. Year-to-date, Volaris has transported 11 million passengers, an increase of 11.0% year over year. Network load factor for August was 85.4%, a decrease of 1.2 percentage points year over year.

During August 2017, Volaris launched three domestic routes (Huatulco, Oaxaca – Monterrey, Nuevo Leon; Monterrey, Nuevo Leon – Mexicali, Baja California and Cozumel, Quintana Roo – Monterrey, Nuevo Leon) and one international route (Los Angeles, California – Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco).

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

           

August

2017

  August

2016

  Variance  

Eight

months

ended August

2017

 

Eight

months

ended August

2016

  Variance
RPMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)

Domestic

957 908 5.4% 7,305 6,600 10.7%
International   432   414   4.3%   3,383   2,867   18.0%
Total 1,389 1,322 5.1% 10,688 9,467 12.9%
ASMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 1,098 1,041 5.5% 8,367 7,613 9.9%
International   529   485   9.0%   4,158   3,312   25.5%
Total 1,627 1,526 6.6% 12,525 10,925 14.6%
Load Factor (in %, scheduled)
Domestic 87.1% 87.2% (0.1) pp 87.3% 86.7% 0.6 pp
International   81.7%   85.4%   (3.7) pp   81.3%   86.6%   (5.3) pp
Total 85.4% 86.6% (1.2) pp 85.3% 86.7% (1.4) pp
Passengers (in thousands, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 1,108 1,083 2.3% 8,637 7,893 9.4%
International   293   287   1.9%   2,331   1,992   17.0%
Total 1,401 1,370 2.2% 10,968 9,885 11.0%
 



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