Volaris Reports April 2016 Traffic Results, Strong Market Demand Drives Passenger Traffic Growth of 21%

May 5, 2016

MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reports April 2016 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.

During April 2016 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 15.8% year over year, in response to strong demand in its domestic and international markets. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in April increased 18.3% year over year, reaching 1.1 billion, validating the strong demand environment the Company has been observing in its markets. Even though Holy and Easter weeks fell in March this year, April passenger traffic held strong as compared to last year. Volaris transported a total of 1.1 million passengers during the month, an increase of 21.1% year over year. Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 4.6 million passengers, an increase of 32.4% year over year.

In April 2016, Volaris increased domestic and international ASMs by 16.8% and 13.7%, respectively. Network load factor for April reached 83.2%, an increase of 1.8 percentage point year over year.

During April 2016, Volaris launched five year-round domestic routes (Puerto Vallarta - Toluca, Mexico - Torreon, Mexico - Reynosa, Cancun - Reynosa and Guadalajara - Reynosa).

The following table summarizes Volaris traffic results for the month and year-to-date.



                                                                            Four        Four
                                                 April  April  Variance    months      months    Variance
                                                 2016   2015               ended       ended
                                                                         April 2016  April 2015

RPMs(in millions, scheduled & charter)

Domestic                                           753    633     18.9%       3,070       2,352     30.5%

International                                      305    261     16.9%       1,294         977     32.5%

Total                                            1,058    894     18.3%       4,364       3,329     31.1%

ASMs(in millions, scheduled & charter)

Domestic                                           900    771     16.8%       3,629       2,896     25.3%

International                                      371    326     13.7%       1,533       1,244     23.3%

Total                                            1,271  1,097     15.8%       5,162       4,140     24.7%

Load Factor(in %, scheduled)

Domestic                                         83.6%  82.2%    1.4 pp       84.6%       81.2%    3.4 pp

International                                    82.2%  79.8%    2.4 pp       84.4%       78.5%    5.9 pp

Total                                            83.2%  81.4%    1.8 pp       84.5%       80.4%    4.1 pp

Passengers(in thousands, scheduled & charter)

Domestic                                           918    755     21.6%       3,661       2,782     31.6%

International                                      211    178     18.9%         899         662     35.8%

Total                                            1,129    933     21.1%       4,560       3,444     32.4%



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, the United States and Central America. 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 153 and its fleet from four to 60 aircraft. Volaris offers more than 288 daily flight segments on routes that connect 40 cities in Mexico and 24 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 and Central America. 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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Investor Relations: Andrés Pliego & Diana Martínez, 52 55 5261 6444 Investor Relations ir@volaris.com or Media: Cynthia Llanos, 52 1 55 4577 0803 cllanos@gcya.net