JetBlue Airways Reports July Traffic

NEW YORK--()--JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for July 2017. Traffic in July increased 5.1 percent from July 2016, on a capacity increase of 5.9 percent.

Load factor for July 2017 was 87.1 percent, a decrease of 0.7 points from July 2016. JetBlue’s preliminary completion factor was 97.5 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 63.5 percent. JetBlue continues to expect third quarter revenue per available seat mile (RASM) to range between (0.5) percent and 2.5 percent compared to the third quarter of 2016.

 

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

         
July 2017 July 2016 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 4,476,806 4,260,960 5.1 %
Available seat miles (000) 5,138,529 4,850,393 5.9 %
Load factor 87.1 % 87.8 % (0.7) pts.
Revenue passengers 3,752,577 3,529,151 6.3 %
Departures 32,087 30,065 6.7 %
Average stage length (miles) 1,079 1,109 (2.7 )%
 
Y-T-D 2017 Y-T-D 2016 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 28,009,071 26,789,697 4.6 %
Available seat miles (000) 32,964,107 31,476,054 4.7 %
Load factor 85.0 % 85.1 % (0.1) pts.
Revenue passengers 23,776,429 22,307,606 6.6 %
Departures 208,046 196,589 5.8 %
Average stage length (miles) 1,075 1,104 (2.6 )%
 
(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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