Volaris reports 10% increase in passenger growth in May 2018

Low-cost airline Volaris (NYSE: VLRS) (BMV: VOLAR) has reported a total of 1.5 million passengers during May 2018, representing a 10.5% increase year-over-year, the company said.

During May 2018 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 7.2% year over year. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in May 2018 increased 9.7% year over year, reaching 1.4 billion.

Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 7.2 million passengers, an increase of 8.1% year over year. Network load factor for May was 85.8%, an increase of 2.0 percentage points year over year.

Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR) offers with point-to-point operations, serving Mexico, the United States and Central America. Since March 2006, Volaris has increased its routes from five to more than 160 and its fleet from four to 71 aircraft. Volaris offers more than 324 daily flight segments on routes that connect 39 cities in Mexico and 27 cities in the United States and Central America with one of the youngest fleet in Americas.