SOURCE: JetBlue

October 12, 2015 16:05 ET

JetBlue Airways Reports September Traffic

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 12, 2015) - JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for September 2015. Traffic in September increased 13.3 percent from September 2014, on a capacity increase of 13.1 percent.

Load factor for September 2015 was 81.1 percent, an increase of 0.2 points from September 2014. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 99.6 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 80.0 percent. JetBlue's preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile for the month of September increased approximately one percent year over year.

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

   September 2015  September 2014  % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000)  3,097,703  2,734,933  13.3%
Available seat miles (000)  3,821,911  3,379,997  13.1%
Load factor  81.1%  80.9%  0.2 pt.
Revenue passengers  2,634,191  2,358,385  11.7%
Departures  24,966  22,700  10.0%
Average stage length  1,068  1,055  1.2%
   Y-T-D 2015  Y-T-D 2014  % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000)  31,156,543  28,421,188  9.6%
Available seat miles (000)  36,632,481  33,557,565  9.2%
Load factor  85.1%  84.7%  0.4 pt.
Revenue passengers  26,189,651  24,090,704  8.7%
Departures  236,370  220,274  7.3%
Average stage length  1,092  1,088  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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