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A4A Jet-Fuel Cost and Consumption Report

March 13, 2014 Statistics & Trends No Comments Email Email
The table below reflects current jet-fuel price and consumption data for U.S. passenger and cargo airlines as reported to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics and as assembled by A4A. 

Jet Fuel
EXPENSE Avg. Paid Price
2014 Gallons % Chg. $ USD ¢/Gal. % Chg.
  (bn) Yr/Yr  (bn) Yr/Yr
January 1.312 (1.9) 3.998 304.7 (1.4)
YTD 1.312 (1.9) 3.998 304.7 (1.4)

Note: Expenses may include some fuel transport costs but do not include taxes, into-plane fees or expenses associated with hedging programs. The amount paid for jet fuel is a function of long-term contracts, fuel hedge terms, spot market prices and point of sale, among other factors.

A subscription to the report (featuring the following) can be purchased in Microsoft Excel format via A4A Publications:

  • Monthly history, since January 1986, for domestic and international consumption and cost
  • Monthly spot prices of WTI crude oil, Brent crude oil, and U.S. Gulf Coast jet-fuel trend analyses/charts
  • Variance analyses: year-over-year and month-to-month comparisons 

** Note: The data used to generate our A4A fuel cost and consumption report is provided by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). Within the past few years, BTS has elected to adjust this dataset to parse out regional carrier fuel consumption data that was purchased by a marketing network carrier on behalf of its regional partner(s). Accordingly, for regional carriers that report monthly data, this report includes only fuel cost and consumption data that was actually purchased directly by that regional carrier. As a result, this report does not provide a complete accounting of U.S. airline industry fuel consumption. However, paid jet fuel price remains accurate and relevant. For complete U.S. airline industry fuel consumption levels, please consult the quarterly T2 schedule within the U.S. DOT Form 41 report.

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