August 13, 2012

July Traffic Up 7.1%!

Our preliminary traffic results for July 2012 are in! Traffic in July increased 7.1 percent from July 2011, on a capacity increase of 5.5 percent. Load factor for July 2012 was 87.2 percent, an increase of 1.3 points from July 2011. Our preliminary completion factor was 99.3 percent and our on-time (1) performance was 75.5 percent.  Our preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) for the month of July increased three percent year over year.  For the month of August, PRASM is expected to increase between two and three percent year over year.

JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS

            July 2012             July 2011         % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 3,281,638 3,063,423 7.1%
Available seat miles (000) 3,763,235 3,565,921 5.5%
Load factor 87.2% 85.9% 1.3 pts.
Revenue passengers 2,793,319 2,576,695 8.4%
Departures 24,470 22,625 8.2%
Average stage length 1,100 1,117 (1.5)%
         Y-T-D 2012          Y-T-D 2011          % Change
Revenue passenger miles (000) 19,686,434 17,679,359 11.4%
Available seat miles (000) 23,259,827 21,518,002 8.1%
Load factor 84.6% 82.2% 2.4 pts.
Revenue passengers 16,984,253 15,237,731 11.5%
Departures 154,083 140,963 9.3%
Average stage length 1,082 1,088 (0.6)%

 (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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