Volaris and Viva Aerobus surpass pre-pandemic levels

-

Don’t miss the latest aviation news from Latin America and Spain in our newly Aviacionline English Feed at Twitter and Telegram . You may also follow us in LinkedIn, Instagram and Facebook for our broader coverage in Spanish.

The Mexican market continues to recover: low-cost airlines Volaris and Viva Aerobus are showing strong growth and have already surpassed their best records, set prior to the pandemic.

Viva Aerobus

In August 2021, Viva Aerobus transported 1.39 million passengers through Mexican skies. This represents a 19% growth compared to the same month of 2019, the last pre-pandemic record.

See more: Viva Aerobus received its 50th aircraft and consolidates its growth

On the other hand, load factor stood at 78.5%, almost 10 percentage points lower than in the same month of 2019. So far this year, Viva Aerobus has transported 9.41 million passengers, 21% more than in the same period of 2019.

 Agosto 2021Agosto 2020Agosto 2019Variación 2019/2021
Pasajeros1.391.625652.2551.169.45915%
Factor de ocupación78.5%77.2%88.3%-9,7%

Volaris

The ultra-low-cost airline which flies from Mexico to the United States and Central America reported an increase in domestic and international demand of 29.4% and 13.9%, respectively, compared to August 2019. To address this growth it added capacity both domestically (+28.5%) and internationally (+10.5%).

See more: Mexican government to work with FAA to recover Category 1 status

 2021Variación 2020Variación 2019
Nacional1.83278.7%22.7%
Internacional440136.0%17.6%
Total2.27387.6%21.7%
Nacional86.7%13.1 pp0.6 pp
Internacional80.3%11.1 pp2.4 pp
Total84.8%12.3 pp1.4 pp

In August 2021, Volaris carried 2.3 million passengers, 22% more than before the COVID-19 pandemic. The total load factor was 84.8%: on domestic flights, it stood at 86.7% while on international flights it was 80.3%.

Ismael Awad-Risk
Apasionado de la aviación comercial. Casi abogado.

Deja un comentario

Latest News

Aerolíneas Argentinas to increase flights to Puerto Madryn

Last July 8, Aerolíneas Argentinas inaugurated its regular flights to Puerto Madryn. The airline has two operations per week...

Aerial refueling test campaign between the Saab Gripen and the Airbus A400M

The Swedish Defense Materiel Agency (FMV) is conducting, in collaboration with the German Air Force (Luftwaffe), test flights and...

GOL’s international flights – tentative schedule

In March of last year, GOL Linhas Aéreas made its last scheduled international flights due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

Aerolineas Argentinas plans to fly to Bogota with Airbus A330s

Aerolineas Argentinas, as a result of COVID-19, has a weekly frequency to Bogota on Boeing 737-700s, configured with 128...
- Advertisement -

Lockheed Martin unveils LMXT for USAF KC-Y program

Resuming its partnership with Airbus, the U.S. firm is offering the LMXT for the KC-Y program, essentially a U.S.-built...

Argentina allocates 664M for JF-17 Block III purchase in FY2022

Yesterday, the draft budget for fiscal year 2022 was presented to the National Congress, which includes a request of...

You May Also LikeCheck It Out!
Recommended For You