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JetBlue Airways Reports June Traffic


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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for June 2017. Traffic in June increased 3.2 percent from June 2016, on a capacity increase of 4.0 percent.

Load factor for June 2017 was 85.5 percent, a decrease of 0.7 points from June 2016. JetBlue’s preliminary completion factor was 97.5 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 60.6 percent. Second quarter revenue per available seat mile (RASM) is expected to increase approximately 7 percent compared to the second quarter of 2016. Second quarter RASM was positively impacted by 1.25 points due to lower completion factor and incentive payments related to the JetBlue co-branded credit card.

 

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

               
      June 2017   June 2016   % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000)     4,078,977     3,953,711     3.2 %
Available seat miles (000)     4,772,790     4,587,583     4.0 %
Load factor     85.5 %   86.2 %   (0.7) pts.
Revenue passengers     3,453,493     3,286,059     5.1 %
Departures     30,213     28,686     5.3 %
Average stage length (miles)     1,066     1,098     (2.9 )%
               
      Y-T-D 2017   Y-T-D 2016   % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000)     23,532,265     22,528,737     4.5 %
Available seat miles (000)     27,825,578     26,625,661     4.5 %
Load factor     84.6 %   84.6 %   0 pts.
Revenue passengers     20,023,852     18,778,455     6.6 %
Departures     175,959     166,524     5.7 %
Average stage length (miles)     1,074     1,103     (2.6 )%

(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 38 million customers a year to 101 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 1,000 daily flights. For more information please visit jetblue.com.

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Source: JetBlue Airways Corporation

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