Volaris announces temporary reduction in capacity, in response to declaration of health emergency in Mexico

Volaris (NYSE: VLRS) (BMV: VOLAR) has announced that the Mexican government has declared a health emergency, which will be in effect until April 30, 2002, as a result of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), the company said.

The government acted through the General Health Council to declare healthy security measures, including the suspension of non-essential activities in the public, private and social sector, as well as the call to the population to comply with stay at home. The actions will impact the demand for passenger air transportation whilst the Declaration of Emergency is in effect.

Volaris will make an additional capacity reduction, reducing available seat miles to approximately 80% of total operation for the month of April, 2020.

Volaris is an ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America.