Tuesday, 8 May 2018

Volaris Reports April 2018 Traffic Results; Passenger Growth of 7%, Load Factor of 85%

Volaris the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reports April 2018 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.

During April 2018 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 5.6% year over year. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in April 2018 increased 5.9% year over year, reaching 1.4 billion. Volaris transported a total of 1.5 million passengers during the month, an increase of 7.2% year over year. Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 5.7 million passengers, an increase of 7.4% year over year. Network load factor for April was 84.5%, an increase of 0.2 percentage points year over year.


During April 2018, Volaris started service between: San Jose, Costa Rica - San Salvador, El Salvador - New York City, New York.
The following table summarizes Volaris traffic results for the month and year-to-date.

April
2018
April
2017
Variance
 April
YTD 2018
 April
 YTD 2017
Variance
RPMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)






Domestic
1,024
914
12.1%
3,926
3,511
11.8%
International
398
429
(7.3)%
1,648
1,616
2.0%
Total
1,422
1,343
5.9%
5,574
5,127
8.7%
ASMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)






Domestic
1,153
1,041
10.8%
4,599
4,121
11.6%
International
531
554
(4.1)%
2,137
2,021
5.8%
Total
1,684
1,595
5.6%
6,736
6,142
9.7%
Load Factor (in %, scheduled)






Domestic
88.9%
87.9%
1.0 pp
85.4%
85.2%
0.2 pp
International
74.9%
77.4%
(2.5) pp
77.2%
79.9%
(2.7) pp
Total
84.5%
84.3%
0.2pp
82.8%
83.5%
(0.7) pp
Passengers (in thousands, scheduled & charter)






Domestic
1,204
1,082
11.3%
4,587
4,226
8.5%
International
279
301
(7.4)%
1,159
1,122
3.3%
Total
1,483
1,383
7.2%
5,746
5,348
7.4%
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