Virgin America Reports Rise in Traffic for September
Virgin America announced preliminary operational results for September 2014.
The San Francisco-based carrier’s total system traffic for the month was 765 million revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 1.8%, up from 751 million in September 2013.
Total system-wide capacity for the month was down, dropping 1.9% to 965 million available seat miles, or ASMs, from 986 million last year.
The airline reported a system-wide load factor of 79.2%, a year-over-year increase of 2.9 percentage points from 76.3% last year.
Virgin America also reported operational results for the first nine months of 2014. System traffic was up by 2.5% compared to the same period in 2013 on capacity that was virtually unchanged. The airline’s load factor was up 2%.
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