JetBlue Airways Reports August Traffic
Sep. 13, 2018
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 13, 2018--JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for August 2018. Traffic in August increased 6.7 percent from August 2017, on a capacity increase of 4.8 percent.
Load factor for August 2018 was 88.7 percent, an increase of 1.6 points from August 2017. JetBlue’s preliminary completion factor was 97.4 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 66.7 percent. JetBlue continues to expect third quarter revenue per available seat mile (RASM) to range between 1.0 to 3.0 percent. As reported on September 5 th, our updated RASM guidance largely reflects strong close-in demand.
(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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KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TRANSPORT AIR TRAVEL DESTINATIONS VACATION TRANSPORTATION
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