JetBlue Airways Reports May Traffic

Jun 10, 2015
JetBlue Airways Reports May Traffic

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 06/10/15 -- JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for May 2015. Traffic in May increased 8.4 percent from May 2014, on a capacity increase of 7.8 percent.

Load factor for May 2015 was 85.7 percent, an increase of 0.5 points from May 2014. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 99.2 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 84.3 percent. JetBlue's preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) for the month of May increased approximately one percent year over year. For the second quarter of 2015, PRASM is expected to increase between half and one and a half percent year over year.


                      JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

                               May 2015       May 2014       % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000)  3,468,055      3,199,276      8.4%
Available seat miles (000)     4,048,048      3,755,844      7.8%
Load factor                    85.7%          85.2%          0.5 pts.
Revenue passengers             2,957,534      2,736,782      8.1%
Departures                     26,594         24,952         6.6%
Average stage length           1,074          1,077          (0.3)%

                               Y-T-D 2015     Y-T-D 2014     % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000)  16,551,261     15,038,202     10.1%
Available seat miles (000)     19,504,498     17,961,332     8.6%
Load factor                    84.9%          83.7%          1.2 pts.
Revenue passengers             13,975,004     12,758,73      9.5%
Departures                     126,604        117,799        7.5%
Average stage length           1,091          1,092          (0.1)%

(1) The U.S. Department of Transportation considers on-time arrivals to be those domestic flights arriving within 14 minutes of schedule.

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