SOURCE: JetBlue

November 12, 2014 14:15 ET

JetBlue Airways Reports October Traffic

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - November 12, 2014) - JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for October 2014. Traffic in October increased 10.4 percent from October 2013, on a capacity increase of 7.6 percent. 

Load factor for October 2014 was 83.5 percent, an increase of 2.1 points from October 2013. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 99.6 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 83.7 percent. JetBlue's preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile for the month of October increased two percent year over year. 

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

    
 October 2014October 2013% Change
Revenue passenger miles (000)2,999,8882,717,77010.4%
Available seat miles (000)3,593,5583,338,2337.6%
Load factor83.5%81.4%2.1 pts.
Revenue passengers2,586,0822,332,00610.9%
Departures23,82122,4716.0%
Average stage length1,0671,069(0.2)%
    
 Y-T-D 2014Y-T-D 2013% Change
Revenue passenger miles (000)31,421,07629,899,3685.1%
Available seat miles (000)37,151,12335,470,8404.7%
Load factor84.6%84.3%0.3 pts.
Revenue passengers26,676,78625,444,0234.8%
Departures244,095234,1724.2%
Average stage length1,0861,0860.0%
    
    

(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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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 30 million customers a year to 86 cities in the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America with an average of 825 daily flights. New service to Curaçao begins in December. 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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