Our traffic in April increased 14.5 percent from April 2011, on a capacity increase of 7.1 percent.
Load factor for April 2012 was 85.2 percent, an increase of 5.5 points from April 2011. Our preliminary completion factor was 99.9 percent and our on-time (1) performance was 86.7 percent. Our preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) for the month of April increased nine percent year over year. For the month of May, PRASM is expected to increase between three and four percent year over year.
JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS
|April 2012||April 2011||% Change|
|Revenue passenger miles (000)||2,860,397||2,499,149||14.5%|
|Available seat miles (000)||3,357,383||3,134,877||7.1%|
|Load factor||85.2%||79.7%||5.5 pts.|
|Average stage length||1,084||1,086||(0.2)%|
|Y-T-D 2012||Y-T-D 2011||% Change|
|Revenue passenger miles (000)||10,768,570||9,422,849||14.3%|
|Available seat miles (000)||12,893,618||11,645,688||10.7%|
|Load factor||83.5%||80.9%||2.6 pts.|
|Average stage length||1,079||1,078||0.1%|
(1) The U.S. Department of Transportation considers on-time arrivals to be those domestic flights arriving within 14 minutes of schedule.