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JetBlue Airways Reports May Traffic


JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) reported its preliminary
traffic results for May 2019. Traffic in May increased 5.7 percent from
May 2018, on a capacity increase of 5.4 percent.

Load factor for May 2019 was 86.0 percent, an increase of 0.2 points
from May 2018. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor for May 2019 was
99.7 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 77.6
percent. JetBlue expects second quarter revenue per available seat mile
(RASM) to range between 2.0 and 4.0 percent.


May 2019 May 2018 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 4,587,672 4,342,166 5.7%
Available seat miles (000) 5,335,414 5,060,948 5.4%
Load factor 86.0% 85.8% 0.2 pts.
Revenue passengers 3,689,933 3,639,008 1.4%
Departures 31,073 31,459 (1.2)%
Average stage length (miles) 1,140 1,084 5.2%
Y-T-D 2019 Y-T-D 2018 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 21,908,384 20,509,872 6.8%
Available seat miles (000) 26,164,526 24,105,652 8.5%
Load factor 83.7% 85.1% -1.4 pts.
Revenue passengers 17,521,428 17,123,161 2.3%
Departures 151,461 148,390 2.1%
Average stage length (miles) 1,151 1,095 5.1%

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

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

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