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June 10, 2015 16:05 ET

JetBlue Airways Reports May Traffic

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 10, 2015) - JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for May 2015. Traffic in May increased 8.4 percent from May 2014, on a capacity increase of 7.8 percent.

Load factor for May 2015 was 85.7 percent, an increase of 0.5 points from May 2014. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 99.2 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 84.3 percent. JetBlue's preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) for the month of May increased approximately one percent year over year. For the second quarter of 2015, PRASM is expected to increase between half and one and a half percent year over year.

 
JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS
 
  May 2015 May 2014 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 3,468,055 3,199,276 8.4%
Available seat miles (000) 4,048,048 3,755,844 7.8%
Load factor 85.7% 85.2% 0.5 pts.
Revenue passengers 2,957,534 2,736,782 8.1%
Departures 26,594 24,952 6.6%
Average stage length 1,074 1,077 (0.3)%
    
  Y-T-D 2015 Y-T-D 2014 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 16,551,261 15,038,202 10.1%
Available seat miles (000) 19,504,498 17,961,332 8.6%
Load factor 84.9% 83.7% 1.2 pts.
Revenue passengers 13,975,004 12,758,73 9.5%
Departures 126,604 117,799 7.5%
Average stage length 1,091 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 AirlineTM, 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 89 cities in the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America with an average of 875 daily flights. Upcoming destinations include Grenada on June 11; Mexico City on October 1; Antigua on November 5, subject to receipt of government operating authority and Albany, NY on December 10, 2015. For more information please visit JetBlue.com.

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