Mexico City, April 6, 2020. - Viva Aerobus, Mexico´s ultra-low-cost carrier, reports its monthly passenger figures corresponding to March 2020. The airline registered nearly 850 thousand passengers this month with a load factor of 80.5%. This represented an increase of 1% in the number of customers compared to March 2019 and a decrease in the load factor of 10.4 percentage points. This decrease was caused by the drop in de-mand resulting from the health emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the world and due to the growth in our country.
Regarding the accumulated total for the year (January-March 2020), Viva Aerobus reported 2.8 million passengers and an average load factor of 84.7%. These results, compared to the accumulated January - March 2019, implied an increase of 18% in terms of passengers and a decrease of 4.3 percentage points in the load factor.
“At Viva Aerobus we face the COVID-19 pandemic from a financially strong position; making adjust-ments in the operation in order to adapt to current demand; with disciplined cost control; having with the support of all our suppliers and with the commitment to protect 100% of the sources of employ-ment that we generate”, mentioned Juan Carlos Zuazua, CEO of 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 37 Airbus A320 in 127 non –stop routes (105 national and 22 international) to 52 destinations (38 national y 14 internationals). 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. For more information please visit: www.vivaaerobus.com/en
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