Volaris Reports November 2015 Traffic Results, Strong Market Demand Drives Passenger Traffic Growth of 25%

MEXICO CITY--()--Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reports November 2015 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.

During November 2015 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 30.2% year over year, in response to strong demand in its domestic and international markets. Total demand for November, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs), increased 25.9% year over year, reaching 1.0 billion. Volaris transported a total of 1.1 million passengers during the month, an increase of 24.7% year over year. Year-to-date, Volaris has transported over 10.8 million passengers, an increase of 22.2% year over year.

During November 2015, Volaris launched one year-round domestic route (Durango - Mexico City) and one international route (Hermosillo - Phoenix).

The following table summarizes Volaris traffic results for the month and year-to-date.

  November
2015
  November
2014
  Variance  

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2015

 

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months
ended
November
2014

  Variance
RPMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 718 587 22.2% 7,300 6,448 13.2%
International   283   208   36.4% 3,057   2,297   33.1%
Total 1,001 795 25.9% 10,357 8,745 18.4%
ASMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 866 688 25.8% 8,877 7,925 12.0%
International   358   252   42.3% 3,767   2,713   38.8%
Total 1,224 940 30.2% 12,644 10,638 18.9%
Load Factor (in %, scheduled)
Domestic 82.9% 85.3% (2.4) pp 82.2% 81.4% 0.8 pp
International   79.0%   82.5%   (3.5) pp 81.1%   84.6%   (3.5) pp
Total 81.8% 84.6% (2.8) pp 81.9% 82.2% (0.3) pp
Passengers (in thousands, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 859 705 21.7% 8,668 7,245 19.7%
International   198   143   39.1% 2,102   1,572   33.7%
Total 1,057 848 24.7% 10,770 8,817 22.2%
 

The information included in this report has not been audited and it does not provide information on the company’s future performance. Volaris’ future performance depends on many factors and it cannot be inferred that any period’s performance or its comparison year over year will be an indicator of a similar performance in the future.

About Volaris:

*Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. (“Volaris” or the “Company”) (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), is an ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC), with point-to-point operations, serving Mexico, the United States and Central America. Volaris offers low base fares to build its market, providing quality service and extensive customer choice. Since beginning operations in March 2006, Volaris has increased its routes from five to more than 143 and its fleet from four to 55 aircraft. Volaris offers more than 268 daily flight segments on routes that connect 39 cities in Mexico and 22 cities in the United States and Central America with the youngest aircraft fleet in Mexico. Volaris targets passengers who are visiting friends and relatives, cost-conscious business people and leisure travelers in Mexico and to select destinations in the United States and Central America. Volaris has received the ESR Award for Social Corporate Responsibility for five consecutive years. For more information, please visit: www.volaris.com

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Andrés Pliego, Investor Relations, +52 55 5261 6444
ir@volaris.com
or
Media:
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