JetBlue Airways Reports Increase in Passenger Traffic

Highlighting the recovery of the airline industry and the increasing need for new airline pilots, JetBlue Airways reported that its passenger traffic in November increased 10.9 percent from November 2010.

JetBlue also reported that its load factor for November 2011 was 83.3 percent, an increase of 2.4 points from November 2010 . JetBlue’s completion factor was an impressive 99.9 percent and its on-time performance was 85.8 percent. JetBlue’s preliminary passenger revenue per available seat mile for the month of November increased 15 percent year over year. For the fourth quarter, the same measure of revenue created by passenger traffic is expected to increase between 11 and 13 percent year over year.