14-Sep-2011 11:21 AM

JetBlue Airways passenger numbers up 3.4% in Aug-2011

JetBlue Airways reports (13-Sep-2011) the following traffic highlights in Aug-2011:

  • Passenger numbers: 2.4 million, +3.4% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 87.3%, +0.9 ppt. [more – original PR]

JetBlue issued a guidance for 3Q2011, which includes a forecast of PRASM to increase between 6% and 8% year-on-year. [more - original PR]

JetBlue: “JetBlue's preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) for the month of August increased 7% year-on-year. For the third quarter, PRASM is expected to increase between 6% and 8% year-on-year.” Source: Company statement, 13-Sep-2011.