JetBlue Airways reported a 1.6% increase in traffic for September on a year-over-year basis. The carrier also boosted capacity by 0.6% for the month. JetBlue's passenger revenue per available seat mile also rose by 9% from the same month last year.
Boeing delivered 169 commercial aircraft during the second quarter, a 15-year high for its quarterly deliveries. The aircraft manufacturer has delivered 309 commercial aircraft for the first half of the year.
Airbus recorded 241 firm orders for aircraft in June, boosting its backlog of unfilled orders to more than 5,000 aircraft. Airbus set a goal of 800 aircraft orders this year, and net orders for the first half of the year totaled 722 aircraft.