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JetBlue Airways Reports April Traffic

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JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) reported its preliminary
traffic results for April 2019. Traffic in April increased 6.6 percent
from April 2018, on a capacity increase of 7.4 percent.

Load factor for April 2019 was 85.1 percent, a decrease of 0.6 points
from April 2018. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor for April 2019
was 98.6 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 73.4
percent. JetBlue continues to expect second quarter revenue per
available seat mile (RASM) to range between 1.0 and 4.0 percent.

             

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

 
April 2019 April 2018 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 4,586,591 4,301,561 6.6 %
Available seat miles (000) 5,392,113 5,020,145 7.4 %
Load factor 85.1 % 85.7 % -0.6 pts.
Revenue passengers 3,666,482 3,603,368 1.8 %
Departures 31,152 30,885 0.9 %
Average stage length (miles) 1,156 1,098 5.3 %
 
Y-T-D 2019 Y-T-D 2018 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 17,320,712 16,167,706 7.1 %
Available seat miles (000) 20,829,112 19,044,704 9.4 %
Load factor 83.2 % 84.9 % -1.7 pts.
Revenue passengers 13,831,495 13,484,153 2.6 %
Departures 120,388 116,931 3.0 %
Average stage length (miles) 1,154 1,098 5.1 %
 

(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 42 million customers a
year to 100+ cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an
average of more than 1,000 daily flights. For more information please
visit jetblue.com.

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