Posted on: 07 April 2015 by Mark Howells
Volaris has published its preliminary traffic results for March and the first quarter of 2015 (1Q15).
Revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in March for Volaris’s scheduled and charter operations totalled 853 million, up 16.4% on the 733 million recorded in March 2014. Scheduled and charter available seat miles (ASMs) were increased by 15.2% to 1,049 million from 911 million last March.
The rounded figure for number of scheduled and charter passengers in March 2015 was 887,000, up 22.7% from 723,000 in March 2014. Meanwhile the load factor – for scheduled traffic only – increased by 0.8 percentage points to 81.2% in March 2015 from 80.4% last March.
In 1Q15, RPMs rose 10.0% to 2,435 million from 2,214 million in 1Q14, while ASMs were increased 11.0% to 3,043 million from 2,742 million, all for scheduled and charter operations. The airline carried 2,511,000 passengers in 1Q15, compaed with 2,161,000 in 1Q14, a 16.2% increase.
The load factor for scheduled traffic in 1Q15 was 80.0%, down 0.7 pp from 80.7% in 1Q14.