Thursday, 7 June 2018

Volaris sees passenger growth of 10% in May

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

During May 2018 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 7.2% year over year. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in May 2018 increased 9.7% year over year, reaching 1.4 billion. Volaris transported a total of 1.5 million passengers during the month, an increase of 10.5% year over year. Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 7.2 million passengers, an increase of 8.1% year over year. Network load factor for May was 85.8%, an increase of 2.0 percentage points year over year.

During May 2018, Volaris started service between San Jose, Costa Rica - San SalvadorEl Salvador – Washington, D.C.
The following table summarizes Volaris traffic results for the month and year-to-date.


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






Domestic
1,038
906
14.6%
4,965
4,418
12.4%
International
407
412
(1.2)%
2,057
2,027
1.5%
Total
1,445
1,318
9.7%
7,022
6,445
9.0%
ASMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)






Domestic
1,174
1,031
13.9%
5,773
5,152
12.1%
International
512
542
(5.5)%
2,652
2,562
3.5%
Total
1,686
1,573
7.2%
8,425
7,714
9.2%
Load Factor (in %, scheduled)






Domestic
88.4%
87.9%
   0.5 pp
86.0%
85.8%
0.2 pp
International
79.7%
76.0%
 3.7 pp
77.7%
79.1%
(1.4) pp
Total
85.8%
83.8%
  2.0 pp
83.4%
83.6%
(0.2) pp
Passengers (in thousands, scheduled & charter)






Domestic
1,215
1,077
12.9%
5,802
5,302
9.4%
International
286
282
1.3%
1,444
1,404
2.9%
Total
1,501
1,359
10.5%
7,246
6,706
8.1%


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