May 12, 2011

April Traffic Up 6.1%

We’re reporting our preliminary traffic results for April 2011. Traffic in April increased 6.1 percent from April 2010, on a capacity increase of 7.1 percent. Load factor for April 2011 was 79.7 percent, a decrease of 0.8 points from April 2010. Our preliminary completion factor was 99.0 percent and our on-time (1) performance was 68.4 percent. Our preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile for the month of April increased 13 percent year over year.

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

April 2011 April 2010 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 2,499,149 2,355,342 6.1%
Available seat miles (000) 3,134,877 2,926,238 7.1%
Load factor 79.7% 80.5% (0.8) pts.
Revenue passengers 2,184,954 2,036,012 7.3%
Departures 20,626 19,058 8.2%
Average stage length 1,086 1,094 (0.7)%
Y-T-D 2011 Y-T-D 2010 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 9,422,849 8,825,317 6.8%
Available seat miles (000) 11,645,688 11,349,858 2.6%
Load factor 80.9% 77.8% 3.1 pts.
Revenue passengers 8,223,647 7,564,345 8.7%
Departures 77,332 73,425 5.3%
Average stage length 1,078 1,100 (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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