Virgin America reports May 2016 operational results

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Virgin America Inc today reported its preliminary operational results for May 2016.

The airline’s traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 18.1 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 15.5 percent higher from the same month in 2015.


Load factor was 86.1 percent, an increase of 1.9 points from May 2015. The number of onboard passengers increased 16.8 percent from the same month last year.

May May Year to Date

2016 2015 Change 2016 2015 Change

Revenue Passenger Miles (000) 1,061,612 898,982 18.1% 4,670,704 4,045,057
15.5%

Available Seat Miles (000) 1,232,640 1,067,196 15.5% 5,679,736 4,928,034
15.3%

Passenger Load Factor 86.1% 84.2% 1.9pts 82.2% 82.1% 0.1pts

Onboard Passengers (000) 703 602 16.8% 3,130 2,712 15.4%