Volaris Reports November 2019 Traffic Results: 16% Passenger Growth and 89% Load Factor

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Volaris Reports November 2019 Traffic Results: 16% Passenger Growth and 89% Load Factor

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MEXICO CITY, Mexico, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported November 2019 and preliminary year to date traffic results.

In November 2019, capacity measured by ASMs (Available Seat Miles) increased by 16.1% vs the same period of last year, with the demand measured by RPMs (Revenue Passenger Miles) showing an increase of 16.9%. Volaris carried 1.9M passengers in total (15.7% increase vs the same period of last year), with a load factor increase of 0.6 pp vs the same period of last year, for a total of 88.9%.

Volaris' President and Chief Executive Officer, Enrique Beltranena, commented on the traffic results for November: "The significant healthy capacity growth during the month is underpinned by solid passenger demand in domestic and international markets."

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


November
2019

November
2018

Variance

November

YTD 2019

November

 YTD 2018

Variance

RPMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)







Domestic

1,289

1,126

14.5%

13,540

11,472

18.0%

International

524

424

23.3%

5,545

4,591

20.8%

Total

1,813

1,550

16.9%

19,085

16,063

18.8%

ASMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)







Domestic

1,414

1,228

15.1%

15,402

13,175

16.9%

International

625

528

18.3%

6,889

5,870

17.4%

Total

2,039

1,756

16.1%

22,291

19,045

17.0%

Load Factor (in %, scheduled)







Domestic

91.2%

91.7%

   (0.5) pp

87.9%

87.1%

0.8 pp

International

83.7%

80.3%

 3.4 pp

80.6%

78.3%

2.3 pp

Total

88.9%

88.3%

  0.6 pp

85.6%

84.4%

1.2 pp

Passengers (in thousands, scheduled &
charter)







Domestic

1,525

1,336

14.1%

16,117

13,444

19.9%

International

371

302

23.0%

3,888

3,213

21.0%

Total

1,896

1,638

15.7%

20,005

16,657

20.1%

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:
*("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 189 and its fleet from four to 82 aircraft. Volaris offers more than 385 daily flight segments on routes that connect 40 cities in Mexico and 25 cities in the United States and Central America with one of the youngest fleet in The Americas. Volaris targets passengers who are visiting friends and relatives, cost-conscious business people and leisure travelers in Mexico and in selected destinations in the United States and Central America. Volaris has received the ESR Award for Social Corporate Responsibility for ten consecutive years. For more information, please visit: www.volaris.com.

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