JetBlue Airways Reports March Traffic
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.|
|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.|
|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.
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