Virgin America traffic up 14.6% YoY

Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) has reported its preliminary operational results for March 2016, the company said.

The airline´s traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 14.6 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 15.1 percent higher from the same month in 2015.

Load factor was 83.8 percent, a decrease of 0.4 points from March 2015. The number of onboard passengers increased 14.9 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.