JetBlue at Long Beach

JetBlue at Long Beach

Long Beach Airport traffic decreased 11% year-over-year in July to about 319,000 passengers; year-to-date traffic is down nearly 15% to 2 million.

JetBlue Airways represented 54% of total traffic, carrying 171,000 passengers, down 36% from the year prior. Southwest more than doubled its count to 107,000 passengers, making up 34% of the total.

Hawaiian Airlines carried about 11,000 passengers and two other airlines, American and Delta, carried about 30,000 combined.

Cargo flown by FedEx and UPS rose 0.5% in July to 1,737 tons. Charter flying from Long Beach was flat at 266 passengers.