Virgin America reports April 2016 operational results

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Virgin America Inc 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%