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Virgin America Reports October 2016 Operational Results

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SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) today reported its preliminary operational results for October 2016. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 13.6 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 10.8 percent higher from the same month in 2015.

Load factor was 84.4 percent, an increase of 2.1 points from October 2015. The number of onboard passengers increased 9.2 percent from the same month last year.


October

October Year to Date   


2016

2015

Change

2016

2015

Change








Revenue Passenger Miles (000)

1,029,905

906,628

13.6%

10,130,559

8,621,448

17.5%

Available Seat Miles (000)

1,220,486

1,101,399

10.8%

12,040,918

10,434,732

15.4%

Passenger Load Factor

84.4%

82.3%

2.1pts

84.1%

82.6%

 1.5pts

Onboard Passengers (000)

685

628

9.2%

6,713

5,804

15.7%

 

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 nine consecutive years. For more: www.virginamerica.com

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SOURCE Virgin America

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