SOURCE: JetBlue

November 11, 2015 16:05 ET

JetBlue Airways Reports October Traffic

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 11, 2015) - JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for October 2015. Traffic in October increased 11.8 percent from October 2014, on a capacity increase of 11.1 percent.

Load factor for October 2015 was 84.0 percent, an increase of 0.5 points from October 2014. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 99.4 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 80.9 percent. JetBlue's preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile for the month of October decreased approximately two percent year over year.

    
 JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS  
    
  October 2015 October 2014 % Change
       
Revenue passenger miles (000) 3,354,912 2,999,888 11.8%
       
Available seat miles (000) 3,993,772 3,593,558 11.1%
       
Load factor 84.0% 83.5% 0.5 pt.
       
Revenue passengers 2,873,420 2,586,082 11.1%
       
Departures 25,869 23,821 8.6%
       
Average stage length 1,072 1,067 0.5%
       
  Y-T-D 2015 Y-T-D 2014 % Change
       
Revenue passenger miles (000) 34,511,455 31,421,076 9.8%
       
Available seat miles (000) 40,626,254 37,151,123 9.4%
       
Load factor 84.9% 84.6% 0.3 pt.
       
Revenue passengers 29,063,071 26,676,786 9.0%
       
Departures 262,239 244,095 7.4%
       
Average stage length 1,090 1,086 0.4%
       

(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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