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JetBlue Airways Reports October 2018 Traffic

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JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for October 2018. Traffic in October increased 9.5 percent from October 2017, on a capacity increase of 8.9 percent.

Load factor for October 2018 was 82.9 percent, an increase of 0.5 points from October 2017. JetBlue’s preliminary completion factor was 99.4 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 78.8 percent. JetBlue continues to expect fourth quarter revenue per available seat mile (RASM) to range between 1.0 to 4.0 percent.

 

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

 
    October 2018     October 2017     % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 4,057,717 3,704,188 9.5 %
Available seat miles (000) 4,896,391 4,496,694 8.9 %
Load factor 82.9 % 82.4 % 0.5 pts.
Revenue passengers 3,374,128 3,166,920 6.5 %
Departures 30,215 28,760 5.1 %
Average stage length (miles) 1,085 1,054 2.9 %
 
Y-T-D 2018 Y-T-D 2017 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 42,329,148 39,416,452 7.4 %
Available seat miles (000) 49,609,312 46,628,185 6.4 %
Load factor 85.3 % 84.5 % 0.8 pts.
Revenue passengers 35,228,018 33,418,267 5.4 %
Departures 305,068 294,740 3.5 %
Average stage length (miles) 1,092 1,071 2.0 %

(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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