Virgin America reports 18% increase in RPMs in May 2016

Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) has reported an 18.1 percent increase in revenue passenger miles and a 15.5 percent increase in capacity measured in available seat miles, compared to May 2015, the company said.

The airline´s load factor was 86.1 percent, an increase of 1.9 points from May 2015. The number of onboard passengers increased 16.8 percent from the same month last year.

Virgin America Inc. is a United States-based airline that began service on August 8, 2007, and provides low-fare “long-haul point-to-point service.”