Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reports March 2018 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.
During March and first quarter 2018, Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 17.8% and 11.2% year over year, respectively. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), for March and first quarter 2018 increased 16.9% and 9.8% year over year, respectively.
During March 2018, Volaris transported over 1.5 million passengers, an increase of 14.7% year over year. Volaris transported a total of 4.3 million passengers during the first quarter of 2018, an increase of 7.5% year over year. Network load factor for March and the first quarter 2018 was 84.3% and 82.2%, respectively.
During March 2018, Volaris started service between: 1.- Guatemala City, Guatemala and Los Angeles, California. 2.- San Salvador, El Salvador and Los Angeles, California. 3.- San Salvador, El Salvador and Cancun, Quintana Roo.
The following table summarizes Volaris traffic results for the month and year-to-date.