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Virgin America: Traffic up 16.4 percent

Virgin America: Traffic up 16.4 percent

Virgin America Inc. today reported its preliminary operational results for November 2016. The airline’s traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 16.4 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 13.7 percent higher from the same month in 2015.


Load factor was 82.1 percent, an increase of 1.9 points from November 2015. The number of onboard passengers increased 13.7 percent from the same month last year.

November  November Year to Date
2016  2015  Change  2016  2015  Change

Revenue Passenger Miles (000)  1,030,629  885,777  16.4%  11,161,188  9,507,224  17.4%
Available Seat Miles (000)  1,255,768  1,104,173  13.7%  13,296,686  11,538,906  15.2%
Passenger Load Factor  82.1%  80.2%  1.9pts  83.9%  82.4%   1.5pts
Onboard Passengers (000)  686  603  13.7%  7,399  6,407  15.5%

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