Volaris Reports June 2015 Traffic Results, Passenger Traffic Growth of 24%

July 6, 2015

Mexico City, Mexico July 6, 2015 – Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, today reported June 2015 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results. 

During the month of June 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 June increased by 20.9% year over year, and total passengers were 991 thousand, an increase of 23.7% year over year. Volaris’ total demand for the month of June measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) increased 20.5% year over year, reaching 960 million. Network load factor for the month of June reached 83.5%, a decrease of 0.2 percentage point’s year over year.

During the month of June 2015, Volaris started to fly two new domestic routes (Cancun – Tuxtla Gutierrez and Cancun – Villahermosa) and three international routes (Leon – Los Angeles, Cancun – Guatemala and Guadalajara - Guatemala).

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

 

June
2015

June
2014

Variance

Six Months Ended June 2015

Six Months Ended June 2014

Variance

RPMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)

Domestic

664

585

13.5%

3,663

3,403

7.6%

International

296

211

40.1%

1,536

1,197

28.4%

Total

960

796

20.5%

5,199

4,600

13.0%

ASMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)

 

 

 

Domestic

817

716

14.1%

4,489

4,247

5.7%

International

332

235

41.4%

1,886

1,418

33.0%

Total

1,149

951

20.9%

6,375

5,665

12.5%

Load Factor (in %, scheduled)

 

 

Domestic

81.2%

81.7%

(0.5) pp

81.6%

80.1%

1.5 pp

International

89.1%

90.1%

(1.0) pp

81.3%

84.4%

(3.1) pp

Total

83.5%

83.7%

(0.2) pp

81.5%

81.2%

0.3 pp

Passengers (in thousands, scheduled & charter)

 

 

 

 

Domestic

786

657

19.6%

4,344

3,737

16.3%

International

205

144

42.4%

1,047

817

28.1%

Total

991

801

23.7%

5,391

4,554

18.4%

 

 

Investor Relations contact:
Andrés Pliego / Investor Relations / ir@volaris.com / +52 55 5261 6444

Media contact:
Cynthia Llanos / cllanos@gcya.net / +52 1 55 4577 0803