Virgin America traffic up 21% in February

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

The airline´s traffic (measured in revenue passenger miles) increased 20.9 percent on capacity (measured in available seat miles) that was 21.3 percent higher from the same month in 2015.

Load factor was 78.9 percent, a decrease of 0.3 points from February 2015. The number of onboard passengers increased 20.0 percent from the same month last year.

Known for its mood-lit cabins, three 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.