MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reports October 2017 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.
During October 2017 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 8.2% year over year. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in October 2017 increased 8.8% year over year, reaching 1.2 billion. Volaris transported a total of 1.3 million passengers during the month, an increase of 7.3% year over year. Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 13.5 million passengers, an increase of 10.2% year over year. Network load factor for October was 83.9%, an increase of 0.5 percentage points year over year.
During October 2017, Volaris launched one domestic route (Morelia, Michoacan to Mexicali, Baja California) and six international routes (Fresno, California to Morelia, Michoacan; Los Angeles, California to Acapulco, Guerrero; San Jose, California to Morelia, Michoacan; Zacatecas, Zacatecas to San Jose, California; Guatemala City, Guatemala to Tijuana, Baja California and San Salvador, El Salvador to Tijuana, Baja California).
The following table summarizes Volaris traffic results for the month and year-to-date.