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Virgin America Reports January 2016 Operational Results

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SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) today reported its preliminary operational results for January 2016. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 12.9 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 11.8 percent higher from the same month in 2015.

Load factor was 77.2 percent, an increase of 0.7 points from January 2015. The number of onboard passengers increased 13.5 percent from the same month last year.



January



2016

2015

Change









Revenue Passenger Miles (000)

834,331

739,118

12.9%

Available Seat Miles (000)

1,080,461

966,399

11.8%

Passenger Load Factor

77.2%

76.5%

0.7pts

Onboard Passengers (000)

561

494

13.5%

 

About Virgin America:  Known for its mood-lit cabins, three beautifully designed classes of service and innovative fleetwide amenities — like touch-screen personal entertainment, WiFi and power outlets at every seat, Virgin America has built a loyal following of flyers and earned a host of awards since launching in 2007 — including being named the "Best U.S. Airline" in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards years and "Best Domestic Airline" in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards for the past eight consecutive years. For more: www.virginamerica.com

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SOURCE Virgin America

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