Volaris, pax up by 13.7% in February 2017
Volaris, an LCC based in Mexico, reported that during February 2017 it increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 17% year over year. At the same time, it transported a total of 1.2 million passengers, an increase of 13.7% YoY. Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 2.6 million passengers, an increase of 19.6% YoY.
Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in February 2017 increased 12.6% year over year, reaching 1.1 billion.
The airline also reported increased domestic and international ASMs by 14% and 24.3% respectively. Network load factor for February was 80.2%.
During February 2017, Volaris launched five international routes (Leon, Guanajuato – Ontario, California, Chicago Midway- Queretaro, Los Angeles – Queretaro, Chicago O’Hare – Huatulco and Zihuatanejo – Chicago O’Hare).
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.
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