JetBlue Airways Reports September Traffic

Oct 12, 2015
JetBlue Airways Reports September Traffic

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 10/12/15 -- JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for September 2015. Traffic in September increased 13.3 percent from September 2014, on a capacity increase of 13.1 percent.

Load factor for September 2015 was 81.1 percent, an increase of 0.2 points from September 2014. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 99.6 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 80.0 percent. JetBlue's preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile for the month of September increased approximately one percent year over year.

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

                                 September 2015   September 2014   % Change

Revenue passenger miles (000)    3,097,703        2,734,933        13.3%
Available seat miles (000)       3,821,911        3,379,997        13.1%
Load factor                      81.1%            80.9%            0.2 pt.
Revenue passengers               2,634,191        2,358,385        11.7%
Departures                       24,966           22,700           10.0%
Average stage length             1,068            1,055            1.2%
                                 Y-T-D 2015       Y-T-D 2014       % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000)    31,156,543       28,421,188       9.6%
Available seat miles (000)       36,632,481       33,557,565       9.2%
Load factor                      85.1%            84.7%            0.4 pt.
Revenue passengers               26,189,651       24,090,704       8.7%
Departures                       236,370          220,274          7.3%
Average stage length             1,092            1,088            0.4%


(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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