Posted on: 06 March 2018 by Kimberley Young
The ultra-low fare airline Volaris transported a total of 1.3 million passengers during February 2018, an increase of 11.8% year-on-year.
Year-to-date Volaris has transported over 2.7 million passengers, an increase of 4% compared to the equivalent period last year. The airline reported a network load factor for February of 82.4%, an increase of 2.2% year-on-year.
The carrier which serves Mexico, the United States and Central America, reported an increased total capacity for February 2018 measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs) of 11.2% over the comparative period.
Total demand during the month, measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) increased 14.2% year-on-year, reaching 1.2 billion. Domestic RPM saw an increase of 15.9% from February 2017.
Volaris is also launching a new international route, from Salvador, El Salvador to Cancun, Quintana Roo. The twice-weekly flights, starting 29 March, will expand connectivity to and from Central America with the Riviera Maya and help to promote tourism between the two destinations. This is Volaris’ third direct route from a Central American country to the beaches of Cancun.