October 20, 2017 3:07 PM ET

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Company Overview of Virgin America Inc.

Company Overview

Virgin America Inc. provides scheduled air travel services. The company has a fleet of 60 Airbus single-aisle aircraft consisting of 10 Airbus A319s and 50 Airbus A320s. As of December 31, 2015, it provided services to 23 airports in the United States and Mexico. The company was formerly known as Best Air Holdings, Inc., and changed its name to Virgin America Inc. in November 2005. Virgin America Inc. was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Burlingame, California. Virgin America Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group, Inc.

555 Airport Boulevard

Burlingame, CA 94010

United States

Founded in 2004

2,888 Employees

Phone:

650-762-7000

Key Executives for Virgin America Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 50
President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 47
Chief Financial Officer
Age: 50
General Counsel and Senior Vice President
Age: 61
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Virgin America Inc. Key Developments

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America Begin New Service from San Francisco to New Orleans

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America launch nonstop service between San Francisco International Airport and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, connecting the Bay Area to the 'Big Easy'. Virgin America's A320 family of aircraft will operate the new route with three classes of service, power outlets throughout the cabin, custom leather seats with adjustable headrests and a selection of food and beverage inspired by local chefs. The entire Alaska Airlines fleet, which includes Airbus aircraft, now offers free movies and Free Chat onboard. With Free Chat, guests flying with Virgin America can now use iMessage, WhatsApp, and Facebook Messenger on their smartphones to send greetings from 35,000 feet.

Virgin America Inc. Reports Operating Results for the Month and Year to Date Ended August 2017

Virgin America Inc. reported operating results for the month and year to date ended August 2017. For the month, the company reported revenue passengers of 763,000 compared to 744,000 a year ago. Revenue passenger miles were 1,175,000,000 compared to 1,144,000,000 a year ago. Available seat miles were 1,369,000,000 compared to 1,329,000,000 a year ago. Passenger load factor was 85.8% compared to 86.1% a year ago. For the year to date, the company reported revenue passengers of 5,492,000 compared to 5,354,000 a year ago. Revenue passenger miles were 8,405,000,000 compared to 8,089,000,000 a year ago. Available seat miles were 10,007,000,000 compared to 9,620,000,000 a year ago. Passenger load factor was 84.0% compared to 84.1% a year ago.

Virgin America Inc. Reports Operating Results for the Month and Year to Date Ended June 2017

Virgin America Inc. reported operating results for the month and year to date ended June 2017. For the month, the company’s revenue passengers were 744,000 against 723,000 a year ago. Revenue passenger miles RPM ‘traffic’ was 1,171,000,000 against 1,109,000,000 a year ago. Available seat miles ASM ‘capacity’ was 1,328,000,000 against 1,274,000,000 a year ago. Passenger load factor was 88.2% against 87.0% a year ago. For the year to date, the company’s revenue passengers were 3,966,000 against 3,852,000 a year ago. Revenue passenger miles RPM ‘traffic’ was 6,046,000,000 against 5,779,000,000 a year ago. Available seat miles ASM ‘capacity’ was 7,257,000,000 against 6,953,000,000 a year ago. Passenger load factor was 83.3% against 83.1% a year ago.

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