JetBlue Airways Reports August Traffic
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 12, 2019--
JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ: JBLU) reported its preliminary traffic results for August 2019. Traffic in August increased 3.9 percent from August 2018, on a capacity increase of 6.1 percent. Load factor for August 2019 was 86.9 percent, a decrease of 1.8 points from August 2018. JetBlue’s preliminary completion factor for August 2019 was 99.0 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 67.8 percent.
JetBlue continues to expect third quarter revenue per available seat mile (RASM) to range between -2.0 and 0.0 percent.
(1) The U.S. Department of Transportation considers on-time arrivals to be those domestic flights arriving within 14 minutes of schedule.
JetBlue is New York’s Hometown Airline ®, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 42 million customers a year to 100+ cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of more than 1,000 daily flights. For more information, please visit jetblue.com.
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SOURCE: JetBlue Airways Corporation
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