Volaris Performance

Volaris Reports November 2017 Traffic Results, Passenger Growth of 10%, Load Factor of 84%

Volaris

Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reports November 2017 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.

During November 2017 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 11.3% year over year. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in November 2017 increased 10.3% year over year, reaching 1.3 billion. Volaris transported a total of 1.4 million passengers during the month, an increase of 9.8% year over year. Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 14.9 million passengers, an increase of 10.2% year over year. Network load factor for November was 83.9%.

During November 2017, Volaris started to operate three domestic routes (Huatulco, Oaxaca to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon; Cozumel, Quintana Roo to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon; Monterrey, Nuevo Leon to Mexicali, Baja California) and five international routes (Chicago O’Hare to Huatulco, Oaxaca; Chicago O’Hare to Zihuatanejo, Guerrero; Los Angeles, California to Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco; Guatemala City, Guatemala to Tijuana, Baja California and San Salvador, El Salvador to Tijuana, Baja California).

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

     

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RPMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)                
Domestic 964 852 13.2% 10,039 9,044 11.0%
International     360   348   3.3%     4,394   3,842   14.4%  
Total 1,324 1,200 10.3% 14,433 12,886 12.0%
ASMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 1,098 988 11.2% 11,513 10,464 10.0%
International     480   431   11.5%     5,501   4,527   21.5%  
Total 1,578 1,419 11.3% 17,014 14,991 13.5%
Load Factor (in %, scheduled)
Domestic 87.8% 86.3% 1.5 pp 87.2% 86.4% 0.8 pp
International     74.8%   80.7%   (5.9) pp     79.8%   84.8%   (5.0) pp  
Total 83.9% 84.6% (0.7) pp 84.8% 86.0% (1.2) pp
Passengers (in thousands, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 1,148 1,037 10.7% 11,868 10,865 9.2%
International     257   243   6.1%     3,042   2,669   14.0%  
Total 1,405 1,280 9.8% 14,910 13,534 10.2%
 



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