Published on : Monday, January 16, 2017
Load factor for December 2016 was 84.1 percent, an increase of 1.1 points from December 2015. JetBlue’s preliminary completion factor was 99.0 percent and its on-time (1) performance was 71.3 percent. JetBlue’s preliminary revenue per available seat mile for the month of December decreased approximately one and a half percent year over year.
JETBLUE AIRWAYS TRAFFIC RESULTS
|December 2016||December 2015||% Change|
|Revenue passenger miles (000)||3,970,702||3,799,484||4.5%|
|Available seat miles (000)||4,721,577||4,579,551||3.1%|
|Load factor||84.1%||83.0%||1.1 pts.|
|Average stage length (miles)||1,087||1,116||-2.6%|
|Y-T-D 2016||Y-T-D 2015||% Change|
|Revenue passenger miles (000)||45,618,635||41,710,627||9.4%|
|Available seat miles (000)||53,619,536||49,258,118||8.9%|
|Load factor||85.1%||84.7%||0.4 pts.|
|Average stage length (miles)||1,093||1,092||0.1%|
(1) The U.S. Department of Transportation considers on-time arrivals to be those domestic flights arriving within 14 minutes of schedule.
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