Volaris Reports November 2017 Traffic Results, Passenger Growth of 10%, Load Factor of 84%
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.
|RPMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)|
|ASMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)|
|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)|
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