Volaris* (NYSE:VLRS and BMV:VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reports February 2018 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.
During February 2018 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 11.2% year over year. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), in February 2018 increased 14.2% year over year, reaching 1.2 billion. Volaris transported a total of 1.3 million passengers during the month, an increase of 11.8% year over year. Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 2.7 million passengers, an increase of 4.0% year over year. Network load factor for February was 82.4%, an increase of 2.2 percentage points year over year.
During February 2018, Volaris launched one international route (San Salvador, El Salvador to Cancun, Quintana Roo).
The following table summarizes Volaris traffic results for the month and year-to-date.