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Virgin America Reports November 2016 Operational Results

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SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) today reported its preliminary operational results for November 2016. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 16.4 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 13.7 percent higher from the same month in 2015.

Load factor was 82.1 percent, an increase of 1.9 points from November 2015. The number of onboard passengers increased 13.7 percent from the same month last year.


November

November Year to Date   


2016

2015

Change

2016

2015

Change








Revenue Passenger Miles (000)

1,030,629

885,777

16.4%

11,161,188

9,507,224

17.4%

Available Seat Miles (000)

1,255,768

1,104,173

13.7%

13,296,686

11,538,906

15.2%

Passenger Load Factor

82.1%

80.2%

1.9pts

83.9%

82.4%

 1.5pts

Onboard Passengers (000)

686

603

13.7%

7,399

6,407

15.5%

 

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 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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To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/virgin-america-reports-november-2016-operational-results-300375847.html

SOURCE Virgin America

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