JetBlue Airways Reports April Traffic
JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for April 2016. Traffic in April increased 8.6 percent from April 2015, on a capacity increase of 10.8 percent.
Load factor for April 2016 was 84.1 percent, a decrease of 1.6 points from April 2015. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 99.3 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 78.9 percent. JetBlue's preliminary revenue per available seat mile for the month of April decreased approximately 12.5 percent year over year.
JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS
|April 2016||April 2015||% Change|
|Revenue passenger miles (000)||3,760,747||3,461,591||8.6%|
|Available seat miles (000)||4,472,393||4,037,798||10.8%|
|Load factor||84.1%||85.7%||-1.6 pts.|
|Average stage length (miles)||1,111||1,093||1.6%|
|Y-T-D 2016||Y-T-D 2015||% Change|
|Revenue passenger miles (000)||14,736,274||13,083,206||12.6%|
|Available seat miles (000)||17,500,974||15,456,450||13.2%|
|Load factor||84.2%||84.6%||-0.4 pts.|
|Average stage length (miles)||1,110||1,096||1.3%|
(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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