Volaris, a Mexican LCC, reported that the passenger traffic was up by 21.9% year over year in the fourth quarter of 2016, on load factor of 3.5%. At the same time, the airline‘s revenues for the year totaled $1.14 billion. Volaris considers that 2016 as a year of business achievements and important milestones.

Enrique Beltranena, CEO of Volaris, said: “2016 was a very important business and financial year with exceptional growth for Volaris. This solid business performance is a testament to our business model of being a low-cost airline, offering convenient travel times to friends, families and leisure travelers and to key destinations.”

Volaris, an LCC serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported that during December 2016 and full year 2016, it increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 21.6% and 18.9% year over year, respectively.

Volaris now flies to more than 68 destinations in Mexico, the United States, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica and Puerto Rico. In the last quarter of 2016, the airline also inaugurated new routes to US destinations such as Chicago, Portland, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston and New York.

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.