SOURCE: JetBlue

August 12, 2015 16:05 ET

JetBlue Airways Reports July Traffic

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - August 12, 2015) - JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for July 2015. Traffic in July increased 8.9 percent from July 2014, on a capacity increase of 10.4 percent.

Load factor for July 2015 was 87.0 percent, a decrease of 1.3 points from July 2014. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 99.1 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 76.5 percent. JetBlue's preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile for the month of July increased approximately one percent year over year.

 
JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS
 
  July 2015 July 2014 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 3,998,899 3,673,398 8.9%
Available seat miles (000) 4,595,540 4,161,374 10.4%
Load factor 87.0% 88.3% -1.3 pts.
Revenue passengers 3,319,630 3,089,148 7.5%
Departures 29,120 27,085 7.5%
Average stage length 1,107 1,095 1.1%
    
  Y-T-D 2015 Y-T-D 2014 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 24,092,238 21,967,332 9.7%
Available seat miles (000) 28,251,669 25,966,595 8.8%
Load factor 85.3% 84.6% 0.7 pt.
Revenue passengers 20,272,194 18,601,136 9.0%
Departures 182,501 170,154 7.3%
Average stage length 1,093 1,092 0.1%
    

(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 32 million customers a year to 90 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 900 daily flights. For more information please visit JetBlue.com.

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