Volaris reports 179% increase in passengers in June 2020

Mexican ultra low-cost airline Volaris (NYSE: VLRS) (BMV: VOLAR) has reported it transported 585,000 passengers in June 2020, an increase of 175% compared to May 2020, the company said.

In June 2020, Volaris managed its network in response to the decline in demand for air travel due to the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic. Management´s focus has been on generating marginal contribution.

Capacity measured by ASMs (Available Seat Miles) was 41% of the same period last year, above the guidance originally issued by the Company. This is an increase of 234% versus May 2020.

Demand measured by RPMs (Revenue Passenger Miles) was 34% of last year´s value. This represents an increase of 179% versus the previous month.

Booked load factor for June 2020 was 73.1%, a decrease of 16.2 pp year over year.

During June 2020, Volaris announced five domestic routes from Mexico City to the following cities: Torreon, Coahuila; Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche; Campeche, Campeche; Tampico, Tamaulipas and Villahermosa, Tabasco.

Volaris offers point-to-point operations, serving Mexico, the United States and Central America. Volaris offers low base fares to build its market, providing quality service and extensive customer choice.