Volaris reports 14% increase in passenger traffic in June 2018

Low-cost airline Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR) has reported during June 2018, it increased total capacity by 14.8% year-over-year, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), the company said.

Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in June 2018 increased 12.1% year over year, reaching 1.5 billion. Volaris transported a total of 1.5 million passengers during the month, an increase of 14.1% year over year. Network load factor for June was 87.0%, a decrease of 2.1 percentage points year over year.

During the first six months of 2018, Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 10.1% year over year. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), for the six months ended June 2018 increased 9.5% year over year, reaching 8.5 billion. Volaris transported a total of 8.8 million passengers during the first six months of 2018, an increase of 9.0% year over year. Network load factor for the first six months of the year was 84.0%, a decrease of 0.5 percentage points year over year.

Volaris offers point-to-point operations, serving Mexico, the United States and Central America. Since beginning operations in March 2006, Volaris has increased its routes from five to more than 147 and its fleet from four to 70 aircraft.