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Virgin America Reports October 2013 Operational Results

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America today reported its preliminary operational results for October and October year-to-date. The airline's October 2013 traffic (revenue passenger miles) rose 1.9 percent on capacity (available seat miles) that was 2.2 percent higher than in October 2012.

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Load factor in October was 80.7 percent, a 0.3 percent decrease from the same month a year prior. The number of onboard passengers rose 7 percent compared with October 2012.

Virgin America estimates its October 2013 passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) to have increased by approximately 4.5 percent, compared with October 2012.


October


October Year to Date


2013

2012

Change


2013

2012

Change









Revenue Passenger Miles (000)

819,138

804,193

1.9%


8,236,588

8,336,824

(1.2%)

Available Seat Miles (000)

1,015,383

993,699

2.2%


10,206,139

10,418,174

(2.0%)

Passenger Load  Factor

80.7%

80.9%

(0.3)


80.7%

80.0%

0.7

Onboard Passengers (000)

540

505

7.0%


5,293

5,223

1.3%

 

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About Virgin America: Headquartered in California, Virgin America offers guests attractive fares and a host of innovative features aimed at reinventing air travel. Virgin America was named "Best Domestic Airline" in the Conde Nast Traveler 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 'Readers' Choice' Awards and "Best Domestic Airline" in Travel + Leisure's 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 'World's Best' Awards. The airline's base of operations is San Francisco International Airport (SFO)'s sleek and sustainable new Terminal 2. The airline's new aircraft offer interactive in-flight entertainment systems and power outlets near every seat. Virgin America offers Gogo™ WiFi on every flight and hosts the largest in-flight entertainment library in the North American skies via the touch-screen Red™ platform. For more: www.virginamerica.com.

SOURCE Virgin America



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