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Volaris Reports a 13% Increase in Passengers for June 2014

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MEXICO CITY, July 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the US, today reported its preliminary traffic results for June 2014.

The total number of booked passengers in June 2014 reached 801 thousand, a 12.6% increase compared to the same period in 2013. Domestic and international booked passengers in June reached 657 and 144 thousand, a 10.2% and 25.4% increase, respectively, compared to the same period in 2013. Volaris' demand, measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs) increased 11.1% year over year in June 2014. Volaris registered a load factor of 83.7% in June 2014.

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


June
2014

June
2013

Variance

Six Months Ended June 2014

Six Months Ended June 2013

Variance

RPMs (Millions)







Domestic

585

545

7.3%

3,403

3,067

10.9%

International

211

172

23.2%

1,197

1,034

15.8%

Total

796

717

11.1%

4,600

4,101

12.2%








ASMs (Millions)







Domestic

716

657

9.0%

4,247

3,822

11.1%

International

235

193

21.9%

1,418

1,192

18.9%

Total

951

850

11.9%

5,665

5,015

13.0%








Load Factor







Domestic

81.7%

82.9%

(1.2) pp

80.1%

80.2%

(0.1) pp

International

90.1%

89.1%

1.0 pp

84.4%

86.7%

(2.3) pp

Total

83.7%

84.3%

(0.6) pp

81.2%

81.8%

(0.6) pp








Passengers (Thousands)







Domestic

657

597

10.2%

3,737

3,357

11.3%

International

144

115

25.4%

817

693

17.9%

Total

801

711

12.6%

4,554

4,050

12.4%

Investor Relations contact:
Andres Pliego / Investor Relations / ir@volaris.com / +52-55-5261-6444

Media contact:
Jimena Llano / jimena.llano@volaris.com / +52-1-55-4577-0857

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 Compania de Aviacion, 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 and the US. 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 110 and its fleet from four to 48 aircraft. Volaris offers more than 200 daily flight segments on routes that connect 35 cities in Mexico and 14 cities in the United States 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. Volaris has received the ESR Award for Social Corporate Responsibility for five consecutive years. For more information, please visit: www.volaris.com   

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