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.

 

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

 
      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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