Volaris reports passenger growth of 14%

During February 2017 Volaris (NYSE: VLRS, BMV: VOLAR) increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 17.0% year over year, the airline said.

Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in February 2017 increased 12.6% year over year, reaching 1.1 billion. Volaris transported a total of 1.2 million passengers during the month, an increase of 13.7% year over year. Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 2.6 million passengers, an increase of 19.6% year over year.

In February 2017, Volaris increased domestic and international ASMs by 14.0% and 24.3%, respectively. Network load factor for February was 80.2%.

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, Volaris has increased its routes from five to more than 161 and its fleet from four to 69 aircraft. The airline offers more than 332 daily flight segments on routes that connect 40 cities in Mexico and 75 cities in the United States and Central America.