JetBlue Airways Reports November Traffic

NEW YORK--()--JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for November 2016. Traffic in November increased 7.1 percent from November 2015, on a capacity increase of 5.2 percent.

Load factor for November 2016 was 85.4 percent, an increase of 1.5 points from November 2015. JetBlue’s preliminary completion factor was 99.8 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 84.3 percent. JetBlue’s preliminary revenue per available seat mile (RASM) for the month of November was approximately unchanged year over year. For the fourth quarter of 2016, RASM is expected to decrease between one and two percent year over year. December RASM is expected to be positively impacted by approximately one percent by incentive payments related to our cobrand credit card agreement.

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

 
      November 2016       November 2015       % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 3,641,649 3,399,688 7.1%
Available seat miles (000) 4,264,682 4,052,314 5.2%
Load factor 85.4% 83.9% 1.5 pts.
Revenue passengers 3,120,368 2,879,581 8.4%
Departures 27,356 25,764 6.2%
Average stage length (miles) 1,072 1,090 -1.7%
 
Y-T-D 2016 Y-T-D 2015 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 41,647,933 37,911,143 9.9%
Available seat miles (000) 48,897,959 44,678,567 9.4%
Load factor 85.2% 84.9% 0.3 pts.
Revenue passengers 34,886,121 31,942,652 9.2%
Departures 307,635 288,003 6.8%
Average stage length (miles) 1,094 1,090 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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