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How Did JetBlue Perform Operationally In November?

JetBlue Corporation ( JBLU ) continued to perform well in its key metrics in the month of November. As in October, the carrier grew its capacity moderately at 5.2% y-o-y, when compared to previous months of 2016. Including this month, year to date capacity is up as much as 9.4% for JetBlue, highest in the industry. Further, the capacity was being used efficiently as indicated by the 150 bps gain in the load factor.

The capacity discipline, in addition to positive passenger yield in Latin America, helped the company turn around its unit revenues, which registered no change in the month. Moreover, due to the expectation of unit revenue growth turning positive in December, the company expects only a 1%-2% decline for the fourth quarter.

Its passenger traffic and passengers boarded increased by 7.1% and 6.2% respectively, in the month, bringing the year to date figures to 9.9% and 6.8%, respectively.

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