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September 11, 2010

JetBlue Reports 7% Traffic Increase for August

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By: Matt Molnar
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JetBlue Airways Corporation on Friday reported that traffic in August increased 7 percent from August 2009, on a capacity increase of 7.3 percent.

The company said that load factor for August 2010 was 86.4 percent, a decrease of 0.2 points from August 2009. The airline’s preliminary completion factor was 99.5 percent and its on-time performance was 77.1 percent.

JetBlue’s preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile for the month of August increased 12 percent year over year, in line with company expectations.