Virgin America (VA) Oct. RPM Increases 13.6%, Capacity Up 10.8%

November 9, 2016 11:01 AM EST

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Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) 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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