JetBlue Load Factor for August Drops

By Paul Riegler on 13 September 2017
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IMG_8285JetBlue Airways announced operational results for August 2017. The carrier said that its total traffic and capacity were up, while its load factor dropped.

The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 4.42 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 5% from 4.21 billion RPMs in the same period last year.

JetBlue’s capacity also increased, up 5.4% to 5.08 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.82 billion ASMs in August 2016.

Meanwhile, the airline’s passenger load factor for the month was 87.1% a 0.3 percentage point decrease from 87.4% last August. In addition, the airline reiterated its Q3 revenue per available seat mile growth outlook to be in the range of down 1% to up 1%.

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