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Viva Aerobus breaks its monthly passenger record: more than 998 thousand customers in May 2019

Published Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Mexico City, June 11, 2019.- Viva Aerobus, Mexico’s ultra-low-cost carrier, broke its monthly customer record by obtaining the preference of more than 998 thousand passengers in May 2019. This also meant a 23% growth compared to May 2018 and with a load factor of 91%, being one of the highest in the whole industry.

"We thank all the passengers who trust in Viva Aerobus´ proposal: fly in the youngest Mexican fleet to more and more places and with the best prices in order to enrich a complete travel experience. By saving in their flight, they have more resources to enjoy the destinations they visit," said Juan Carlos Zuazua, CEO of Viva Aerobus.

Viva Aerobus is one of the Mexican airlines that continuously reports one of the largest growths in terms of passengers. In this sense, so far this year (January-May), Viva has achieved an increase of 17% in terms of passengers, totaling more than 4.9 million customers. Moreover, firm to its commitment to accentuate the country´s air connectivity in more and more regions, Viva has already launched 20 new routes this 2019.

Additionally, in its monthly passenger figures report for May 2019, Viva Aerobus informs the following:

May 2019

  • In May 2019 the traffic of Viva Aerobus grew by 23%, compared to May 2018, reaching more than 998 thousand customers and with a load factor of 91%.
  • This month Viva Aerobus also increased its capacity, measured in available seat kilometers, by 28% compared to May 2018.

Year to Date (January - May 2019)

  • So far in 2019 (January-May), the traffic of Viva Aerobus increased by 17%, compared to the period January-May 2018, reaching more than 4.9 million passengers and with a load factor of 89%, one of the highest in the sector.
  • The capacity of Viva Aerobus, measured in available seat kilometers, between January and May 2019, increased by 19% compared to the same period of 2018.

MONTHLY FIGURES
Concept May Year to Date
2019 2018 VAR 2019 2018 VAR
Passengers 998,808 809,904 23.32% 4,902,300 4,180,302 17.27%
Load Factor (RPK/ASK) 91.32% 92.14% -0.81 PP 89% 89% -0.26 PP
RPK's (millions) 1,104 867 27.34% 4,790 4,005 19.60%
ASK's (millions) 1,209 941 28.48% 5,353 4,489 19.25%

Glossary

  • ASK (Available Seat Kilometers): Seat available for sale that flies 1 kilometer (regardless of whether it is occupied or not).
  • RPK (Revenue Passenger Kilometers): Indicates the total distance flown by passengers who paid for their transport in kilometers. It is the measure of the total traffic of passengers who paid for flying (excludes courtesies, employees, etc.).
  • Load Factor: Represents the percentage of reserved seats in an aircraft or fleet in a certain period of time.

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 31 Airbus A320 in 111 non –stop routes to 45 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 offer. For more information please visit: www.vivaaerobus.com/en

Contacts:

Walfred Castro, Corporate Communication Director of Viva Aerobus - walfred.castro@vivaaerobus.com

Tarssis Dessavre, Account executive of PRoa Structura - tdo@proa.structura.com.mx – Tel. +52 55 5442 4642 - ext.26 / Cel. +52 1 55 2751 1709

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Monterrey International Airport. Terminal C, Miguel Aleman highway Km 24, Apodaca, NL, Mexico, C.P. 66600
Call Center
Mexico (Toll free) 81 82 150 150
United States +1 866 FLY VIVA (+1866 359 8482)