JetBlue Reports Drop in Load Factor for October

By Jesse Sokolow on 13 November 2017
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DSC_5013JetBlue Airways announced operational results for October 2017. The carrier said that its total traffic and capacity were up, while its load factor decreased for the month.

The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 3.7 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 3.7% from 3.57 billion RPMs in the same period last year.

JetBlue’s capacity also rose, increasing 6.8% to 4.5 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, 4.21 billion ASMs in October 2016.

Meanwhile, the carrier’s passenger load factor for the month was 82.4% a 2.4 percentage point decrease from 84.8% last October.

Looking ahead, the airline said its Q4 revenue per available seat mile or RASM should increase be approximately 0% to 3% year-over-year.

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