JetBlue Airways reports July traffic increasing by 5.3%

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JetBlue Airways Corporation reported its preliminary traffic results for July 2019. Traffic in July increased 5.3 percent from July 2018, on a capacity increase of 5.6 percent. Load factor for July 2019 was 88.6 percent, a decrease of 0.3 points from July 2018. JetBlue’s preliminary completion factor for July 2019 was 98.4 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 70.2 percent.

JetBlue continues to expect third-quarter revenue per available seat mile (RASM) to range between 0.5 and 3.5 percent.

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

July 2019

July 2018

% Change

Revenue passenger miles (000)

5,006,350

4,755,179

5.3

%

Available seat miles (000)

5,650,058

5,350,842

5.6

%

Load factor

88.6

%

88.9

%

-0.3 pts.

Revenue passengers

3,958,393

3,940,085

0.5

%

Departures

32,434

32,705

(0.8

)%

Average stage length (miles)

1,142

1,096

4.2

%

Y-T-D 2019

Y-T-D 2018

% Change

Revenue passenger miles (000)

31,522,310

29,663,847

6.3

%

Available seat miles (000)

37,116,128

34,513,241

7.5

%

Load factor

84.9

%

85.9

%

-1.0 pts.

Revenue passengers

25,149,599

24,743,681

1.6

%

Departures

214,710

212,439

1.1

%

Average stage length (miles)

1,150

1,093

5.2

%

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

JetBlue is New York’s Hometown Airline®, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 42 million customers a year to 100+ cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of more than 1,000 daily flights.

Released: 08/12/2019

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