Volaris, a Mexico-based LCC, reported during January 2017 it increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 25.6% year over year.

Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in January 2017 increased 23% YoY, reaching 1.4 billion. Volaris transported a total of 1.5 million passengers during the month, an increase of 24.7% YoY.

In January 2017, Volaris increased domestic and international ASMs by 20.5% and 37.3%, respectively. Network load factor for January was 84.1%.

SMBC Aviation Capital (SMBC Aviation) announced that it has delivered an Airbus A321-200 aircraft bearing manufacturer’s serial number 7368 to Volaris.

During January 2017, Volaris reported that it has launched two year-round international routes (San Jose, Costa Rica – El Salvador and San Jose, Costa Rica – Managua).

The airline now operates a fleet of 69 all Airbus A320 Family aircraft and operates scheduled flights to cities in Mexico, USA and Central Americas.