Two metrics we utilize to measure comparative aircraft efficiency are cost per seat or cost per seat mile. Both require knowing aircraft seating capacity. In that regard, the trend has been for more seats, rather than fewer for single-aisle aircraft. Seat layouts are...
The US Department of Transportation compiles economic data from airlines regarding operating costs, with fuel being one of those key elements. We examined our airline operating cost model and developed a comparative fuel metric, which is seat miles per gallon. The...
It’s a slow news time of the year. For those of you still at a desk looking for something aviation-related and distracting from what you’d rather be doing, let’s have some data fun. The chart below lists the fuel burn for single-aisle aircraft used...
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