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JetBlue Airways Reports March Traffic

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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for March 2016. Traffic in March increased 12.1 percent from March 2015, on a capacity increase of 12.5 percent.

Load factor for March 2016 was 86.8 percent, a decrease of 0.4 points from March 2015. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 99.5 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 76.0 percent. JetBlue's preliminary revenue per available seat mile for the month of March decreased approximately seven percent year over year.

 

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

 
            March 2016       March 2015       % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 3,965,162 3,537,850 12.1%
Available seat miles (000) 4,567,104 4,057,967 12.5%
Load factor 86.8% 87.2% -0.4 pts.
Revenue passengers 3,309,300 2,998,769 10.4%
Departures 28,530 26,397 8.1%
Average stage length (miles) 1,106 1,090 1.5%
 
Y-T-D 2016 Y-T-D 2015 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 10,975,527 9,621,615 14.1%
Available seat miles (000) 13,028,581 11,418,652 14.1%
Load factor 84.2% 84.3% 0.1 pts.
Revenue passengers 9,118,663 8,094,846 12.6%
Departures 81,239 73,823 10.0%
Average stage length (miles) 1,109 1,097 1.1%
 

(1) The U.S. Department of Transportation considers on-time arrivals to be those domestic flights arriving within 14 minutes of schedule.

JetBlue is New York's Hometown Airline™, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 35 million customers a year to 96 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 900 daily flights. For more information please visit JetBlue.com.

JetBlue Investor Relations
+1 718-709-2202
ir@jetblue.com
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JetBlue Corporate Communications
+1 718-709-3089
corpcomm@jetblue.com

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