Ultra-low-cost airline Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR) has reported a 25.5% year over year increase in total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), during April 2017, the company said.
Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in April 2017 increased 27.0% year over year, reaching 1.3 billion.
Volaris transported a total of 1.4 million passengers during the month, an increase of 22.5% year over year. Year-to-date, the airline has transported over 5.3 million passengers, an increase of 17.3% year over year.
Network load factor for April reached 84.3%, an increase of 1.1 percentage points year over year.
Volaris is an ultra-low-cost carrier, with point-to-point operations, serving Mexico, the United States, and Central America. Since beginning operations in March 2006, the carrier has increased its routes from five to more than 164 and its fleet from four to 67 aircraft. The airline offers more than 301 daily flight segments on routes that connect 40 cities in Mexico and 28 cities in the United States and Central America.