JetBlue September Traffic and Capacity Soar

By Paul Riegler on 10 October 2018
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IMGP4661 (1)JetBlue Airways announced operational results for September 2018. The carrier said that its total traffic, capacity, and load factor were all up for the month.

The New York-based airline’s passenger traffic was 3.89 billion revenue passenger miles, or RPMs, a year-over-year increase of 18.5% from 3.28 billion RPMs in the same period last year.

JetBlue’s capacity also increased by 19.3% to 4.88 billion available seat miles, or ASMs, from 4.09 billion ASMs in September 2017.

Meanwhile, the carrier’s passenger load factor for the month was 79.7%, down 0.5 percentage points from 80.2% last September.

The airline said its preliminary completion factor was 98.9% and its on-time performance was 77.5%. It revised its guidance for Q3 revenue per available seat mile, or RASM. RASM is expected to be 1.7%, consistent with earlier guidance in the range of 1% and 3%.

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