Volaris reports July traffic up 10%
Volaris reports July 2018 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results. During July 2018 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles, or ASMs, by 9.2% year over year. Total demand, as measured in Revenue Passenger Miles, or RPMs, in July 2018 increased 7.5% year over year, reaching 1.7B. Volaris transported a total of 1.7M passengers during the month, an increase of 10.0% year over year. Network load factor for July was 88.8%, a decrease of 1.3 percentage points year over year. During July 2018, Volaris announced 11 domestic routes, from its focus cities Tijuana, Guadalajara, Mexico City, and Bajio. Additionally, Volaris announced three international routes, two from Bajio to Sacramento and San Jose, California and one from Guadalajara to Charlotte, North Carolina. Volaris' CEO Enrique Beltranena, commented: "During the month of July, the revenue environment continued with the positive signals from the second quarter and year over year revenue improvement trends. In addition, we continue with our diversification efforts to enhance our domestic and international network, with the announcement of 14 new routes."