13-Sep-2013 1:34 PM

JetBlue Airways pax up 5%, load factor down in Aug-2013; PRASM up 3%

JetBlue Airways passenger numbers up 5% - traffic highlights for Aug-2013:

  • Passenger numbers: 2.9 million, +4.8% year-on-year;
  • Passenger load factor: 86.8%, -0.8ppts;
  • Number of flights: 26,268, +7.6%;
  • Average sector length: 1093, -0.4%. [more - original PR]

JetBlue: "JetBlue's preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile (PRASM) for the month of August increased three percent year over year.  For the month of September, PRASM is expected to increase between 7.5 and 8.5 percent year over year." Source: Company statement, 12-Sep-2013.