Volaris publishes October 2021 traffic results: demand growth of 26% compared to 2019 with a load factor of 86%

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Mexico City, Mexico, November 3, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Volaris (the “Company”) (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: FLY), the very low cost airline serving Mexico, United States, Central and South America report his October 2021 preliminary traffic results.

In October 2021, passenger demand (RPM) in Mexican domestic and international markets for Volaris increased by 26.2% and 23.9%, respectively, compared to October 2019. The Company took advantage of the strong market demand to add capacity (ASM), both nationally (+ 24.9%) and internationally (+ 24.7%), while maintaining a factor of high load (86.3%). In October 2021, Volaris carried 2.3 million passengers, 22% more than pre-pandemic levels.

Last month we launched routes in Volaris El Salvador for Mexico, Cancun, and San Pedro Sula (Honduras). In addition, we announced the integration of two new routes from Felipe Angeles – from Santa Lucía airport to Cancun and Tijuana, the start of operations of which is planned in March 2022. Felipe Angeles – Santa Lucía airport will be Volaris 44e station in Mexico and will not affect the operations and growth strategy of the Company to Mexico International airport.

Commenting on October traffic figures, the President and CEO of Volaris Enrique Beltranena said, “We are encouraged by the growth in demand in the major leisure and VFR markets and we are responding with the appropriate capacity levels to meet this demand. “


Oct
2021

october 2020
Variation

october 2019
Variation

October cumulative
2021

October cumulative
2020 Var.

October cumulative
2019 Var.

RPM (millions, regular and charters)







National

1,599

45.5%

26.2%

13,994

66.5%

14.2%

International

611

89.2%

23.9%

5,052

79.4%

0.6%

Total

2,211

55.4%

25.5%

19,045

69.7%

10.3%

ASM (millions, regular and charter)







National

1798

37.8%

24.9%

16,246

55.5%

16.1%

International

765

79.5%

24.7%

6,391

78.5%

2.0%

Total

2,563

48.0%

24.8%

22 637

61.4%

11.8%

Load factor (%, programmed, RPM / ASM)







National

88.9%

4.7 pages

0.9 pp

86.1%

5.7 pages

(1.4) pages

International

79.9%

4.1 pages

(0.5) pp

79.0%

0.4 pp

(1.2) pages

Total

86.3%

4.1 pages

0.5 pp

84.1%

4.1 pages

(1.2) pages

Passengers (thousands, regular and charter)







National

1,842

50.8%

20.9%

15 767

68.1%

8.1%

International

441

103.7%

26.6%

3,640

90.7%

3.5%

Total

2 283

58.7%

22.0%

19,407

71.9%

7.2%

The information contained in this report has not been audited and does not provide information on the future performance of the company. The future performance of Volaris depends on many factors, and it cannot be inferred that the performance of one period or its comparison from one year to the next will be an indicator of similar performance in the future.

About Volaris:
Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, SAB de CV (“Volaris” or the “Company”) (NYSE: VLRS, BMV: VOLAR), is a very low cost carrier, with point-to-point operations, serving Mexico, United States, Central and South America. Volaris offers low base rates to develop its market, offering quality service and a wide choice to customers. Since the start of operations in March 2006, Volaris has increased its routes from 5 to more than 183 and its fleet from 4 to 97 aircraft. Volaris offers more than 450 daily flight segments on routes that connect 43 cities in Mexico and 27 cities of United States, Central and South America with one of the youngest fleets of Mexico. Volaris targets passengers visiting friends and relatives, cost-conscious business and leisure travelers in Mexico, United States, Central and South America. Volaris has received the ESR Corporate Social Responsibility Award for eleven consecutive years. For more information, please visit: www.volaris.com.

Investor Relations Contact
María Elena Rodríguez / Félix Martínez / [email protected]
Media contact
Gabriela Fernández / [email protected]

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