Virgin America September 2015 traffic up 6.5%

Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) said it reported its preliminary operational results for September 2015.

The airline´s traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 6.5 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 8.1 percent higher from the same month in 2014.

Load factor was 78.1 percent, a decrease of 1.1 points from September 2014. The number of onboard passengers increased 13.9 percent from the same month last year.

Known for its mood-lit cabins, three beautifully designed classes of service and innovative fleetwide amenities, Virgin America has built a loyal following of flyers and earned a host of awards since launching in 2007.