JetBlue Airways Reports July Traffic
JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for July 2016. Traffic increased 6.6 percent from July 2015, on a capacity increase of 5.5 percent.
Load factor for July 2016 was 87.8 percent, an increase of 0.8 points from July 2015. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 98.0 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 67.8 percent. JetBlue's preliminary revenue per available seat mile for the month of July decreased approximately two and a half percent year over year.
JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS
|July 2016||July 2015||% Change|
|Revenue passenger miles (000)||4,260,960||3,998,899||6.6%|
|Available seat miles (000)||4,850,393||4,595,540||5.5%|
|Load factor||87.8%||87.0%||0.8 pts.|
|Average stage length (miles)||1,109||1,107||0.2%|
|Y-T-D 2016||Y-T-D 2015||% Change|
|Revenue passenger miles (000)||26,789,697||24,092,238||11.2%|
|Available seat miles (000)||31,476,054||28,251,669||11.4%|
|Load factor||85.1%||85.3%||-0.2 pts.|
|Average stage length (miles)||1,104||1,093||1.0%|
(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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