Volaris December ASM up 18.2%

Ultra low cost airline Volaris (NYSE:VLRS and BMV:VOLAR) said it increased total capacity in December 2015, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 18.2 percent year over year, in response to strong demand in its domestic and international markets.

Total demand for December, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), increased 23.2 percent year over year, reaching 1.2 billion.

Volaris transported a total of 1.2 million passengers during the month, an increase of 22.2 percent year over year. Full year 2015, Volaris transported 12 million passengers, an increase of 22.2 percent year over year.

In December 2015, Volaris increased domestic and international ASMs by 17.5 percent and 19.6 percent, respectively. Network load factor for December reached 85.6 percent, an increase of 3.5 percentage points year over year.

Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación (Volaris) is an ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), with point-to-point operations, serving Mexico, the United States and Central America.