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JetBlue Airways Reports May 2019 Traffic

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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.

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

     
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.



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