JetBlue Reports Drop in Load Factor for December

By Jesse Sokolow on 11 January 2018
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DSC_5013JetBlue Airways announced operational results for December 2017. The carrier said that its total traffic and capacity were up, while its load factor fell for the month.

The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 4.08 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 2.7% from 3.97 billion RPMs in the same period last year.

JetBlue’s capacity also rose, increasing 4.4% to 4.93 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.72 billion ASMs in December 2016.

Meanwhile, the carrier’s passenger load factor for the month was 82.7%, a 1.4 percentage point decrease 84.1% last December.

The airline said its Q4 revenue per available seat mile or RASM is expected to increase by 1.8% increase year-over-year.

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