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Virgin America Reports July 2016 Operational Results

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SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) today reported its preliminary operational results for July 2016. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 20.5 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 18.4 percent higher from the same month in 2015.

Load factor was 87.1 percent, an increase of 1.5 points from July 2015. The number of onboard passengers increased 18.6 percent from the same month last year.


July

July Year to Date   


2016

2015

Change

2016

2015

Change








Revenue Passenger Miles (000)

1,165,429

967,299

20.5%

6,944,856

5,946,052

16.8%

Available Seat Miles (000)

1,338,028

1,130,021

18.4%

8,291,469

7,148,845

16.0%

Passenger Load Factor

87.1%

85.6%

1.5pts

83.8%

83.2%

 0.6pts

Onboard Passengers (000)

758

639

18.6%

4,611

3,967

16.2%

 

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. For more: www.virginamerica.com

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SOURCE Virgin America

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