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Virgin America Load Factor Up Slightly in October

Virgin America Load Factor Up Slightly in October

Virgin America announced operational results for October 2014.
The airline’s total traffic for the month was 810 million revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year decrease of 1.1% from 819 million RPMs in October 2013.
The carrier’s total capacity for October also decreased, down 2.7% to 988 million available seat miles, or ASMs, from 1.015 billion ASMs in the same month of last year.
Meanwhile, Virgin’s passenger load factor increased by 1.3 percentage …

Virgin America Begins LaGuardia-Dallas Love Field Flights

Virgin America Begins LaGuardia-Dallas Love Field Flights

Virgin America announced the launch of new service between New York’s LaGuardia Airport and Dallas Love Field.  Flights operate four times daily.
From New York, flights depart at 7:00 a.m., 11:55 a.m., 3:45 p.m., and 6:30 p.m., and arrive in Dallas at 9:55 a.m., 2:50 p.m., 6:40 p.m., and 9:25 p.m., respectively.  Flights from Dallas depart at 7:00 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 1:25 p.m., and 4:40 p.m., and arrive in New York …

Virgin America, China Airlines Begin New Codeshare Flights

Virgin America, China Airlines Begin New Codeshare Flights

Virgin America announced the launch of new codeshare flights in partnership with China Airlines.
Under the new agreement, China Airlines will now be able to place its code on Virgin America flights to Boston, Chicago, Dallas Love Field, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Newark, New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, Seattle, and Washington Dulles, from both Los Angeles and San Francisco.
The new codeshare flights expand upon the airlines’ existing codeshare agreement, …

Virgin America Reports Rise in Traffic for September

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 …

Virgin America Begins Flights From Dallas Love Field

Virgin America Begins Flights From Dallas Love Field

Virgin America announced the launch of new, non-stop flights from Dallas Love Field to San Francisco International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, and Washington Reagan National Airport.  The airline will operate thrice-daily flights on each of the new routes.
Flights to San Francisco depart at 7:50 a.m., 2:45 p.m., and 7:25 p.m., and arrive at 9:35 a.m., 4:30 p.m., and 9:10 p.m.  From San Francisco, flights depart at 7:20 a.m., 11:40 …

Virgin America to Begin Seasonal New York-Fort Lauderdale, Boston-Las Vegas Routes

Virgin America to Begin Seasonal New York-Fort Lauderdale, Boston-Las Vegas Routes

Virgin America announced it will launch two new seasonal routes this winter. The routes link New York with Fort Lauderdale, and Boston with Las Vegas.
Beginning December 18, and lasting through April 28, 2015, the carrier will offer daily, non-stop service from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Flights will depart from New York at 8:00 a.m. and arrive in Fort Lauderdale at 11:05 a.m. …

Virgin America Reports Traffic Up in August

Virgin America Reports Traffic Up in August

Virgin America announced operational results for August 2014.
The airline’s total traffic for the month was 940 million revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 2.9% from 913 million RPMs in August 2013.
Meanwhile, total capacity in August decreased by 1.2%, down to 1.098 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 1.110 billion ASMs in the same month last year.
Passenger load factor for the month increased by 3.4 percentage points …