Virgin America Reports October 2015 Operational Results

06 Nov, 2015, 11:00 ET from Virgin America

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) today reported its preliminary operational results for October 2015. The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 11.9 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 11.5 percent higher from the same month in 2014.

Load factor was 82.3 percent, an increase of 0.3 points from October 2014. The number of onboard passengers increased 19.8 percent from the same month last year.

October

October Year to Date

2015

2014

Change

2015

2014

Change

Revenue Passenger Miles (000)

906,628

810,309

11.9%

8,621,448

8,413,077

2.5%

Available Seat Miles (000)

1,101,399

988,118

11.5%

10,434,732

10,184,473

2.5%

Passenger Load Factor

82.3%

82.0%

0.3 pts

82.6%

82.6%

(0.0) pts

Onboard Passengers (000)

628

524

19.8%

5,804

5,412

7.3%

 

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 years 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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