June 13, 2011

May Traffic Up 10.6%

On Friday we reported our preliminary traffic results for May 2011. Traffic in May increased 10.6 percent from May 2010, on a capacity increase of 8.9 percent.

Load factor for May 2011 was 82.6 percent, an increase of 1.3 points from May 2010. Our preliminary completion factor was 99.6 percent and our on-time (1) performance was 76.2 percent. Our preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) for the month of May increased 19 percent year over year. For the second quarter of 2011, PRASM is expected to increase between 13 and 15 percent year over year.

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS
May 2011 May 2010 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 2,545,253 2,300,777 10.6%
Available seat miles (000) 3,080,952 2,828,554 8.9%
Load factor 82.6% 81.3% 1.3 pts.
Revenue passengers 2,196,672 1,984,514 10.7%
Departures 20,254 18,362 10.3%
Average stage length 1,081 1,099 (1.6)%
Y-T-D 2011 Y-T-D 2010 % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 11,968,102 11,126,094 7.6%
Available seat miles (000) 14,726,640 14,178,412 3.9%
Load factor 81.3% 78.5% 2.8 pts.
Revenue passengers 10,420,319 9,548,859 9.1%
Departures 97,586 91,787 6.3%
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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