February 11, 2015 16:05 ET

JetBlue Airways Reports January Traffic

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - February 11, 2015) - JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for January 2015. Traffic in January increased 14.3 percent from January 2014, on a capacity increase of 15.5 percent. 

Load factor for January 2015 was 81.9 percent, a decrease of 0.9 points from January 2014. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 94.9 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 71.9 percent. JetBlue's preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) for the month of January increased approximately three percent year over year, which includes a positive impact of about two points from winter storm Juno. 

  January 2015 January 2014 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 3,183,017 2,784,854 14.3%
Available seat miles (000) 3,885,588 3,365,105 15.5%
Load factor 81.9% 82.8% (0.9) pts.
Revenue passengers 2,659,113 2,343,953 13.4%
Departures 25,107 21,986 14.2%
Average stage length 1,098 1,096 0.2%

(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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