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Virgin America Reports June 2016 Operational Results

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SAN FRANCISCO, July 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) today reported its preliminary operational results for June 2016. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 18.7 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 16.8 percent higher from the same month in 2015.

Load factor was 87 percent, an increase of 1.4 points from June 2015. The number of onboard passengers increased 17.4 percent from the same month last year.


June

June Year to Date   


2016

2015

Change

2016

2015

Change








Revenue Passenger Miles (000)

1,108,722

933,695

18.7%

5,779,426

4,978,753

16.1%

Available Seat Miles (000)

1,273,705

1,090,790

16.8%

6,953,441

6,018,824

15.5%

Passenger Load Factor

87.0%

85.6%

1.4pts

83.1%

82.7%

 0.4pts

Onboard Passengers (000)

723

616

17.4%

3,852

3,328

15.8%

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 for the past eight consecutive years and "Best Domestic Airline" in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards for the past nine consecutive years.
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SOURCE Virgin America

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