Volaris Reports April 2015 Traffic Results, Passenger Traffic Growth of 18%

May 6, 2015

MEXICO CITY, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the United States, today reported April 2015 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.

During the month of April 2015, Volaris continued its capacity discipline in the domestic market and strong growth in the international market. Total capacity as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs) for the month of April increased by 9.5% year over year, and total passengers were 933 thousand, an increase of 18.0% year over year. Volaris' total demand for the month of April measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) increased 12.7% year over year, reaching 894 million. Network load factor for the month of April reached 81.4%, an increase of 2.2 percentage points year over year.

The following table summarizes Volaris' traffic results for the month.


April
2015

April
2014

Variance

Four Months Ended Apr. 2015

Four Months Ended Apr. 2014

Variance

RPMs (Millions) Scheduled + charter







Domestic

633

586

8.0%

2,352

2,225

5.7%

International

261

207

26.0%

977

782

24.9%

Total

894

793

12.7%

3,329

3,007

10.7%

ASMs (Millions) Scheduled + charter







Domestic

771

749

3.0%

2,896

2,793

3.7%

International

326

254

28.7%

1,244

952

30.7%

Total

1,097

1,003

9.5%

4,140

3,745

10.6%

Load Factor (%) Scheduled







Domestic

82.2%

78.3%

      3.9  pp

81.2%

79.7%

1.5  pp

International

79.8%

81.7%

(1.9) pp

78.5%

82.2%

(3.7) pp

Total

81.4%

79.2%

2.2   pp

80.4%

80.3%

(0.1) pp

Passengers (Thousands) Scheduled + charter







Domestic

755

649

16.3%

2,782

2,417

15.1%

International

178

141

25.9%

662

535

23.8%

Total

933

790

18.0%

3,444

2,952

16.7%

The information included in this report has not been audited and it does not provide information on the company's future performance. Volaris' future performance depends on many factors and it cannot be inferred that any period's performance or its comparison year over year will be an indicator of a similar performance in the future.

About Volaris:
*Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Volaris" or the "Company") (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), is an ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), with point-to-point operations, serving Mexico and the United States. Volaris offers low base fares to build its market, providing quality service and extensive customer choice. Since beginning operations in March 2006, Volaris has increased its routes from five to more than 139 and its fleet from four to 52 aircraft. Volaris offers more than 230 daily flight segments on routes that connect 38 cities in Mexico and 22 cities in the United States and Central America with the youngest aircraft fleet in Mexico. Volaris targets passengers who are visiting friends and relatives, cost-conscious business people and leisure travelers in Mexico and to select destinations in the United States. Volaris has received the ESR Award for Social Corporate Responsibility for five consecutive years. For more information, please visit: www.volaris.com

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SOURCE Volaris

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