Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, has reported April 2018 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results, the company said.
During April 2018 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 5.6% year over year. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in April 2018 increased 5.9% year over year, reaching 1.4 billion. Volaris transported a total of 1.5 million passengers during the month, an increase of 7.2% year over year.
Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 5.7 million passengers, an increase of 7.4% year over year. Network load factor for April was 84.5%, an increase of 0.2 percentage points year over year.
Volaris is an ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), with 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. Since beginning operations in March 2006, Volaris has increased its routes from five to more than 165 and its fleet from four to 72 aircraft. For more information, visit: www.volaris.com