JetBlue Airways Reports January Traffic

JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for January 2019. Traffic in January increased 7.9 percent from January 2018, on a capacity increase of 9.9 percent.

Load factor for January 2019 was 80.4 percent, a decrease of 1.5 points from January 2018. JetBlues preliminary completion factor for January 2019 was 96.0 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 69.4 percent. JetBlue continues to expect first quarter revenue per available seat mile (RASM) to range between (2.0) and 1.0 percent.



      January 2019     January 2018     % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 4,099,057 3,798,396 7.9 %
Available seat miles (000) 5,097,202 4,639,118 9.9 %
Load factor 80.4 % 81.9 % -1.5 pts.
Revenue passengers 3,258,384 3,158,340 3.2 %
Departures 29,593 28,596 3.5 %
Average stage length (miles) 1,146 1,092 4.9 %

(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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