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Virgin America: Traffic and load factor up in August

Sep 09, 2016

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

The airline's traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 19.9 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 16.4 percent higher from the same month in 2015.

Load factor was 86.1 percent, an increase of 2.5 points from August 2015. The number of onboard passengers increased 14.8 percent from the same month last year.

August August Year to Date

2016 2015 Change 2016 2015 Change

Revenue Passenger Miles (000) 1,144,309 954,152 19.9% 8,089,165 6,900,203 17.2%

Available Seat Miles (000) 1,328,747 1,141,438 16.4% 9,619,757 8,290,283 16.0%

Passenger Load Factor 86.1% 83.6% 2.5pts 84.1% 83.2% 0.9pts

Onboard Passengers (000) 744 648 14.8% 5,354 4,614 16.0%

Virgin America: Traffic and load factor up in August



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