Volaris Reports March 2016 Traffic Results, Strong Market Demand Drives Passenger Traffic Growth of 37%

April 6, 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 March 2016 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.

During March 2016 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 29.7% year over year, in response to strong demand in its domestic and international markets. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in March increased 36.3% year over year, reaching 1.2 billion, validating the strong demand environment the Company has continued to observe since the second half of 2015. Volaris transported a total of 1.2 million passengers during the month, an increase of 36.9% year over year. Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 3.4 million passengers, an increase of 36.6% year over year.

In March 2016, Volaris increased domestic and international ASMs by 30.5% and 27.8%, respectively. Network load factor for March reached 85.4%, an increase of 4.2 percentage points year over year.

During March 2016, Volaris launched four year-round domestic routes (Monterrey - Toluca, Los Cabos - Toluca, Leon - Monterrey and Mexico - Zihuatanejo).

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



                                                                           Three    Three
                                                                           months   months
                                                                           ended    ended
                                                March   March              March    March
                                                2016    2015    Variance    2016     2015    Variance

RPMs(in millions, scheduled & charter)

Domestic                                          821     608      35.0%    2,317    1,719      34.8%

International                                     341     245      39.4%      989      716      38.2%

Total                                           1,162     853      36.3%    3,306    2,435      35.8%

ASMs(in millions, scheduled & charter)

Domestic                                          957     733      30.5%    2,730    2,126      28.4%

International                                     404     316      27.8%    1,162      917      26.7%

Total                                           1,361   1,049      29.7%    3,892    3,043      27.9%

Load Factor(in %, scheduled)

Domestic                                        85.8%   82.9%     2.9 pp    84.9%    80.9%     4.0 pp

International                                   84.4%   77.3%     7.1 pp    85.1%    78.0%     7.1 pp

Total                                           85.4%   81.2%     4.2 pp    85.0%    80.0%     5.0 pp

Passengers(in thousands, scheduled & charter)

Domestic                                          978     721      35.7%    2,743    2,027      35.3%

International                                     237     166      42.5%      687      484      41.9%

Total                                           1,215     887      36.9%    3,430    2,511      36.6%



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 149 and its fleet from four to 59 aircraft. Volaris offers more than 280 daily flight segments on routes that connect 40 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 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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    CONTACT: For Volaris
             Investor Relations:
             Andres Pliego & Diana Martinez, +52 55 5261 6444
             ir@volaris.com
             or
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             Cynthia Llanos, +52 1 55 4577 0803
             cllanos@gcya.net

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For Volaris Investor Relations: Andrés Pliego & Diana Martínez, 52 55 5261 6444 ir@volaris.com or Media: Cynthia Llanos, 52 1 55 4577 0803 cllanos@gcya.net