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.|
|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.|
|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.