Mexico City, July 26, 2017. - Grupo Viva Aerobus, holder of Viva Aerobus, Mexico's ultra low-cost airline, reported a 42% increase in its total operating revenues of the second quarter of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016, reaching 1,872 million pesos.
Viva Aerobus also reported a 29% increase in its net income compared to 2Q2016, with a total of 149 million pesos and a margin of 8%.
These results were driven by its growth in capacity, load factor and passenger traffic thanks to the most competitive prices on the Mexican market. Additionally, the second quarter of 2017 included the Easter high season, which in 2016 fall in the first quarter.
Thus, Viva Aerobus transported more than 2 million passengers, a growth of 46% over the same period of the previous year, obtaining a load factor of 91%, 9.7 percentage points higher than 2Q2016.
Moreover, in its financial report of the second quarter of 2017, Grupo Viva Aerobus shows the following:
"The second quarter of 2017 showed results that reflect an important advance in consolidating our strategy of being the most efficient and accessible airline connecting the main destinations in Mexico, a clear evidence of the confidence that our customers give us by obtaining a first-class service in safety, quality and reliability at the best price. Therefore, we continued to increase our flight offer and in this second quarter we launched 5 new routes, reaching a total of 77 routes to 34 different destinations", said Gian Carlo Nucci, CEO of Grupo Viva Aerobus.
About Grupo Viva Aerobus
It is the holding of several companies, including the airline Viva Aerobus.
About Viva Aerobus
Viva Aerobus is Mexico's low-cost airline. It started operations in 2006 and today operates the youngest Latin American fleet with 22 Airbus A320, including two A320neo on 77 routes and 34 different destinations. With a clear vision to give all people the opportunity to fly, Viva Aerobus has democratized the airline industry with the lowest rates in México and the lowest costs in Latin America, making their flights the best value offer.