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Volaris Reports June 2015 Traffic Results, Passenger Traffic Growth of 24%

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MEXICO CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico, the United States and Central America, today reported June 2015 and year-to-date preliminary traffic results.

During the month of June 2015, Volaris continued its capacity discipline in the domestic market and strong growth in the international market. Total capacity as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs) for the month of June increased by 20.9% year over year, and total passengers were 991 thousand, an increase of 23.7% year over year. Volaris' total demand for the month of June measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) increased 20.5% year over year, reaching 960 million. Network load factor for the month of June reached 83.5%, a decrease of 0.2 percentage point's year over year.

During the month of June 2015, Volaris started to fly two new domestic routes (Cancun – Tuxtla Gutierrez and Cancun – Villahermosa) and three international routes (Leon – Los Angeles, Cancun – Guatemala and Guadalajara - Guatemala).

The following table summarizes Volaris' traffic results for the month.

     
     

June
2015

   

June
2014

    Variance    

Six
Months
Ended
June 2015

   

Six
Months
Ended
June 2014

    Variance

RPMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)

                   
Domestic 664 585 13.5% 3,663 3,403 7.6%
International     296     211     40.1%     1,536     1,197     28.4%
Total 960 796 20.5% 5,199 4,600 13.0%
ASMs (in millions, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 817 716 14.1% 4,489 4,247 5.7%
International     332     235     41.4%     1,886     1,418     33.0%
Total 1,149 951 20.9% 6,375 5,665 12.5%
Load Factor (in %, scheduled)
Domestic 81.2% 81.7% (0.5) pp 81.6% 80.1% 1.5 pp
International     89.1%     90.1%     (1.0) pp     81.3%     84.4%     (3.1) pp
Total 83.5% 83.7% (0.2) pp 81.5% 81.2% 0.3 pp
Passengers (in thousands, scheduled & charter)
Domestic 786 657 19.6% 4,344 3,737 16.3%
International     205     144     42.4%     1,047     817     28.1%
Total 991 801 23.7% 5,391 4,554 18.4%
 

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:

*Controladora Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. ("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 145 and its fleet from four to 53 aircraft. Volaris offers more than 240 daily flight segments on routes that connect 39 cities in Mexico and 22 cities in the United States and Central America with the youngest aircraft fleet in Mexico. Volaris targets passengers who are visiting friends and relatives, cost-conscious business people and leisure travelers in Mexico and to select destinations in the United States and Central America. Volaris has received the ESR Award for Social Corporate Responsibility for five consecutive years. For more information, please visit: www.volaris.com

For Volaris
Investor Relations:
Andrés Pliego, +52 55 5261 6444
Investor Relations
ir@volaris.com
or
Media:
Cynthia Llanos, +52 1 55 4577 0803
cllanos@gcya.net

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