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Virgin America Reports April 2016 Operational Results

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SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) today reported its preliminary operational results for April 2016. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 11.7 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 13.5 percent higher from the same month in 2015.

Load factor was 84 percent, a decrease of 1.4 points from April 2015. The number of onboard passengers increased 12.5 percent from the same month last year.

 


April

April Year to Date   


2016

2015

Change

2016

2015

Change








Revenue Passenger
Miles (000)

993,734

889,380

11.7%

3,609,092

3,146,075

14.7%

Available Seat
Miles (000)

1,182,394

1,041,964

13.5%

4,447,096

3,860,839

15.2%

Passenger Load
Factor

84.0%

85.4%

  (1.4)pts

81.2%

81.5%

 (0.3)pts

Onboard
Passengers (000)

661

587

12.5%

2,427

2,110

15.0%

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 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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