SOURCE: JetBlue

July 11, 2014 14:30 ET

JetBlue Airways Reports June Traffic

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - July 11, 2014) - JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for June 2014. Traffic in June increased 4.0 percent from June 2013, on a capacity increase of 5.3 percent. 

Load factor for June 2014 was 84.7 percent, a decrease of 1.0 point from June 2013. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 98.0 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 77.2 percent. JetBlue's preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile for the month of June increased three percent year over year. 

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

          
   June 2014
 June 2013
 % Change
        
  Revenue passenger miles (000)  3,255,731  3,130,375  4.0%
  Available seat miles (000)  3,843,889  3,652,105  5.3%
  Load factor  84.7%  85.7%  (1.0) pt.
  Revenue passengers  2,753,251  2,637,279  4.4%
  Departures  25,270  24,013  5.2%
  Average stage length  1,088  1,087  0.1%
        
          
   Y-T-D 2014
 Y-T-D 2013
 % Change
        
  Revenue passenger miles (000)  18,293,934  17,621,076  3.8%
  Available seat miles (000)  21,805,221  20,881,241  4.4%
  Load factor  83.9%  84.4%  (0.5) pts.
  Revenue passengers  15,511,988  15,052,830  3.1%
  Departures  143,069  137,495  4.1%
  Average stage length  1,091  1,090  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 the largest carrier in Boston, and a leading carrier in Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), New York, Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 30 million customers a year to 86 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 850 daily flights. With JetBlue, all seats are assigned, all fares are one-way, an overnight stay is never required and the first checked bag is free (subject to weight and size limits and exceptions for itineraries including flights marketed or operated by other airlines). For more information please visit JetBlue.com.

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