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Virgin America: October traffic up 13.6 percent

Virgin America: October traffic up 13.6 percent

Virgin America reports October 2016 operational results

Virgin America Inc. today reported its preliminary operational results for October 2016.

The airline’s traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 13.6 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 10.8 percent higher from the same month in 2015.


Load factor was 84.4 percent, an increase of 2.1 points from October 2015. The number of onboard passengers increased 9.2 percent from the same month last year.

October  October Year to Date
2016  2015  Change  2016  2015  Change

Revenue Passenger Miles (000)  1,029,905  906,628  13.6%  10,130,559  8,621,448  17.5%
Available Seat Miles (000)  1,220,486  1,101,399  10.8%  12,040,918  10,434,732  15.4%
Passenger Load Factor  84.4%  82.3%  2.1pts  84.1%  82.6%   1.5pts
Onboard Passengers (000)  685  628  9.2%  6,713  5,804  15.7%

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