JetBlue Airways Reports October 2013 Traffic
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 11/12/13 -- JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for October 2013. Traffic in October increased 7.1 percent from October 2012, on a capacity increase of 10.9 percent.
Load factor for October 2013 was 81.4 percent, a decrease of 2.9 points from October 2012. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 99.9 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 87.0 percent. JetBlue's preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) for the month of October increased four percent year over year. For the month of November, PRASM is expected to decrease between zero and one percent year over year.
(1) The U.S. Department of Transportation considers on-time arrivals to be those domestic flights arriving within 14 minutes of schedule.
As New York's Hometown AirlineTM and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando and San Juan, JetBlue carries approximately 30 million customers a year to 80 cities in the US, Caribbean and Latin America with more than 750 daily flights. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, and an overnight stay is never required. JetBlue's fleet totals 191 aircraft, comprising 130 Airbus A320s, 1 Airbus A321 and 60 EMBRAER 190s. Upcoming destinations include Detroit, Mich., and Savannah, Ga., and as well as Port-au-Prince, Haiti; Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago; and Lima, Peru, subject to receipt of government approval. For more information please visit JetBlue.com.
Source: JetBlue Airways Corporation