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U.S. Airlines Announce July Traffic Reports

JetBlue Airways has announced its traffic reports for the month of July 2018 with large increases. The New York City-based carrier saw a 6.2 percent increase in traffic from last July.

JetBlue’s load factors went up 1.8 points from July 2017 to be just shy of 89 percent. JetBlue’s on-time performance was 67.2 percent while its preliminary completion factor was 97.6 percent.

The Caribbean Journal is reporting a 4.755 billion revenue passenger miles, not including non-rev passengers.

United Airlines also saw an increase of 6.9 percent in revenue passenger miles. The Chicago-based carrier flew 15.4 million customers allowing them to fill over 90 percent of their mainline seats on over 73,000 mainline departures.

Southwest reported a 2.1 percent increase in revenue passenger miles. The Dalla Love-based carrier flew just over 310,000 more passengers, both revenue and non-revenue, in July 2018 versus July 2017.

Delta Air Lines had its busiest month to date flying 18.3 million customers around the globe. This record surpassed their previous busiest month, June 2018 by nearly half a million.

Allegiant Air has reported a 14.1 percent increase in total passengers, clocking in with a 12.4 percent increase in revenue passenger miles.

American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Spirit, and Hawaiian have not yet reported their traffic counts for July.

Matthew Garcia
Matthew Garcia
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