JetBlue Airways Reports December Traffic

                   JetBlue Airways Reports December Traffic

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2013

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --JetBlue Airways Corporation [NASDAQ:
JBLU] reported its preliminary traffic results for December 2012. Traffic in
December increased 6.1 percent from December 2011, on a capacity increase of
6.1 percent.

Load factor for December 2012 was 80.1 percent, a decrease of 0.1 points from
December 2011. JetBlue's preliminary completion factor was 99.6 percent and
its on-time (1) performance was 70.2 percent. JetBlue's preliminary passenger
revenue per available seat mile for the month of December increased two
percent year over year.

                            December 2012      December 2011       %
Revenue passenger miles     2,867,642           2,703,140           6.1%
Available seat miles (000)  3,578,250           3,371,201           6.1%
Load factor                 80.1%               80.2%               (0.1) pts.
Revenue passengers          2,482,954           2,335,186           6.3%
Departures                  23,417              22,108              5.9%
Average stage length        1,097               1,094               0.3%
                             Y-T-D 2012  Y-T-D 2011  %
Revenue passenger miles     33,563,177          30,697,903          9.3%
Available seat miles (000)  40,075,196          37,232,367          7.6%
Load factor                 83.8%               82.4%               1.4 pts.
Revenue passengers          28,956,213          26,370,318          9.8%
Departures                  264,600             243,446             8.7%
Average stage length        1,085               1,091               (0.5)%

(1) The U.S. Department of Transportation considers on-time arrivals to be
those domestic flights arriving within 14 minutes of schedule.

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SOURCE JetBlue Airways Corporation

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