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Virgin America

Corporate Information

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The carrier has corporate offices in Burlingame, Calif. and a total of 1,615 employees, including 153 pilots-in-charge, 150 other pilots and 450 flight attendants.
Source: FAA Air Operators database, last updated Jan 4, 2010; Regional Airline Association 2009 Annual Report

Safety Record, 2002-2009

Onboard fatalitiesNone
Other reported incidentsNone
Accidents resulting in serious onboard injuryNone
Serious accidents per billion passenger miles
Serious accidents are those that resulted in at least one serious onboard injury.
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of BTS annual traffic statistics, NTSB accident data

June 2009 Traffic Summary

Average Seats135.7
Source: Investigative Reporting Workshop analysis of Bureau of Transportation Statistics T100 domestic carriers systemwide segment database

Incident/Accident History

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TypeLocationDateFatalitiesSerious injuries
Source: National Transportation Safety Board accident database system (ADMS2000), last updated Jan 1, 2010