Frontier Airlines Aircraft Operating Statistics- Cost Per Block Hour (Unadjusted)
Frontier Airlines
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
  Small Narrowbodies $0 $0 $0 $2,144 $2,084 $2,710 $2,823 $2,517 $2,567 $2,405 $2,716 $2,890 $2,909 $2,310 $2,557 $2,996 $4,085
(Ex Fuel) $0 $0 $0 $1,677 $1,680 $2,003 $2,227 $1,960 $1,912 $1,565 $1,446 $1,469 $1,336 $898 $1,324 $1,435 $1,500
Pilots $0 $0 $0 $246 $243 $306 $427 $454 $481 $392 $370 $360 $365 $213 $349 $394 $427
Salaries and Wages $0 $0 $0 $203 $198 $248 $349 $371 $402 $321 $303 $296 $295 $172 $285 $322 $347
Pilot Training $0 $0 $0 $0 $2 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5 $6 $4 $3 $2 $2 $3 $5
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $0 $0 $0 $22 $23 $31 $45 $50 $50 $41 $37 $36 $40 $24 $36 $38 $1
Per Diem/ Personnel $0 $0 $0 $21 $20 $26 $32 $32 $30 $26 $24 $24 $27 $16 $26 $31 $75
Purchased Goods $0 $0 $0 $521 $569 $896 $805 $748 $865 $1,049 $1,416 $1,597 $1,797 $1,628 $1,375 $1,650 $2,596
Fuel/Oil $0 $0 $0 $467 $404 $706 $596 $557 $655 $840 $1,270 $1,421 $1,574 $1,412 $1,233 $1,561 $2,585
Insurance $0 $0 $0 $0 $10 $14 $15 $22 $21 $12 $11 $9 $6 $3 $5 $5 $6
Other (inc. Tax) $0 $0 $0 $53 $155 $176 $194 $169 $189 $197 $134 $167 $217 $213 $136 $84 $5
Maintenance $0 $0 $0 $729 $630 $746 $792 $604 $540 $444 $383 $373 $381 $241 $266 $333 $385
Labor $0 $0 $0 $89 $96 $114 $102 $112 $103 $78 $75 $66 $67 $42 $63 $65 $70
Materials $0 $0 $0 $18 $41 $78 $42 $45 $34 $21 $27 $22 $23 $16 $26 $71 $72
Third Party $0 $0 $0 $189 $151 $124 $145 $91 $117 $108 $57 $63 $78 $60 $96 $145 $207
Total Direct $0 $0 $0 $601 $502 $588 $579 $457 $426 $355 $301 $295 $306 $203 $187 $277 $349
Burden $0 $0 $0 $129 $128 $159 $213 $147 $115 $89 $84 $79 $74 $39 $79 $56 $36
Aircraft Ownership $0 $0 $0 $648 $634 $755 $774 $698 $650 $538 $593 $556 $551 $332 $568 $599 $609
Rentals $0 $0 $0 $633 $615 $712 $701 $598 $522 $431 $485 $450 $423 $265 $476 $538 $609
Depreciation and Amortization $0 $0 $0 $15 $19 $43 $73 $100 $129 $107 $108 $106 $128 $67 $92 $61 $0
Other $0 $0 $0 $1 $8 $7 $25 $14 $31 -$18 -$46 $4 -$185 -$105 $0 $20 $68
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet                 5                 8               12               15               17               18               21               15               36               42               47               51                57                59                67                44                25
Seats Per Departure             110             118             123             126             129             132             134             131             132             126             123             123              129              132              134              137              141
Average Stage Length             447             611             691             779             812             835             863             849             863             953             939             904              926              911              885              965              949
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour             706             774             719             870             740             633             769             258             734             644             698             686              693              424              689              928              690
Load Factor 48.5% 59.8% 56.8% 59.2% 59.1% 64.3% 57.9% 59.1% 68.9% 73.4% 79.2% 79.7% 78.6% 81.9% 81.1% 83.5% 87.0%
Daily Utilization per Aircraft
Block Hours            9.81          11.07          10.06            9.15          11.29          12.80          11.84          20.40          10.24          12.40          11.59          12.33            12.54            18.80             8.80            13.31            24.02
Airborne Hours            8.49            9.71            6.97            8.12            9.73          11.39          10.37          17.58            8.84            9.94          10.39          10.49            10.51             9.89             9.90            12.22            15.19
Departures            7.41            6.12            4.99            4.17            5.07            5.66            5.23            8.22            4.51            4.67            4.69            5.10             5.07             4.72             3.65             5.25             9.62
  Large Narrowbodies                                  
(Ex Fuel)
Pilots
Salaries and Wages
Pilot Training
Benefits and Payroll Taxes
Per Diem/ Personnel
Purchased Goods
Fuel/Oil
Insurance
Other (inc. Tax)
Maintenance
Labor
Materials
Third Party
Total Direct
Burden
Aircraft Ownership
Rentals
Depreciation and Amortization
Other
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -  
Seats Per Departure               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -  
Average Stage Length               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -  
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -  
Load Factor                                                   
Daily Utilization per Aircraft
Block Hours                -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -  
Airborne Hours               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -  
Departures               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -  
  Widebodies                                  
(Ex Fuel)
Pilots
Salaries and Wages
Pilot Training
Benefits and Payroll Taxes
Per Diem/ Personnel
Purchased Goods
Fuel/Oil
Insurance
Other (inc. Tax)
Maintenance
Labor
Materials
Third Party
Total Direct
Burden
Aircraft Ownership
Rentals
Depreciation and Amortization
Other
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -  
Seats Per Departure               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -  
Average Stage Length               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -  
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -  
Load Factor
Daily Utilization per Aircraft
Block Hours                -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -  
Airborne Hours               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -  
Departures               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -  
  Total Fleet $0 $0 $0 $2,144 $2,084 $2,710 $2,823 $2,517 $2,567 $2,405 $2,716 $2,890 $2,909 $2,310 $2,557 $2,996 $4,085
(Ex Fuel) $0 $0 $0 $1,677 $1,680 $2,003 $2,227 $1,960 $1,912 $1,565 $1,446 $1,469 $1,336 $898 $1,324 $1,435 $1,500
Pilots $0 $0 $0 $246 $243 $306 $427 $454 $481 $392 $370 $360 $365 $213 $349 $394 $427
Salaries and Wages $0 $0 $0 $203 $198 $248 $349 $371 $402 $321 $303 $296 $295 $172 $285 $322 $347
Pilot Training $0 $0 $0 $0 $2 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5 $6 $4 $3 $2 $2 $3 $5
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $0 $0 $0 $22 $23 $31 $45 $50 $50 $41 $37 $36 $40 $24 $36 $38 $1
Per Diem/ Personnel $0 $0 $0 $21 $20 $26 $32 $32 $30 $26 $24 $24 $27 $16 $26 $31 $75
Purchased Goods $0 $0 $0 $521 $569 $896 $805 $748 $865 $1,049 $1,416 $1,597 $1,797 $1,628 $1,375 $1,650 $2,596
Fuel/Oil $0 $0 $0 $467 $404 $706 $596 $557 $655 $840 $1,270 $1,421 $1,574 $1,412 $1,233 $1,561 $2,585
Insurance $0 $0 $0 $0 $10 $14 $15 $22 $21 $12 $11 $9 $6 $3 $5 $5 $6
Other (inc. Tax) $0 $0 $0 $53 $155 $176 $194 $169 $189 $197 $134 $167 $217 $213 $136 $84 $5
Maintenance $0 $0 $0 $729 $630 $746 $792 $604 $540 $444 $383 $373 $381 $241 $266 $333 $385
Labor $0 $0 $0 $89 $96 $114 $102 $112 $103 $78 $75 $66 $67 $42 $63 $65 $70
Materials $0 $0 $0 $18 $41 $78 $42 $45 $34 $21 $27 $22 $23 $16 $26 $71 $72
Third Party $0 $0 $0 $189 $151 $124 $145 $91 $117 $108 $57 $63 $78 $60 $96 $145 $207
Total Direct $0 $0 $0 $601 $502 $588 $579 $457 $426 $355 $301 $295 $306 $203 $187 $277 $349
Burden $0 $0 $0 $129 $128 $159 $213 $147 $115 $89 $84 $79 $74 $39 $79 $56 $36
Aircraft Ownership $0 $0 $0 $648 $634 $755 $774 $698 $650 $538 $593 $556 $551 $332 $568 $599 $609
Rentals $0 $0 $0 $633 $615 $712 $701 $598 $522 $431 $485 $450 $423 $265 $476 $538 $609
Depreciation and Amortization $0 $0 $0 $15 $19 $43 $73 $100 $129 $107 $108 $106 $128 $67 $92 $61 $0
Other $0 $0 $0 $1 $8 $7 $25 $14 $31 -$18 -$46 $4 -$185 -$105 $0 $20 $68
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet                 5                 8               12               15               17               18               21               15               36               42               47               51                57                59                67                44                25
Seats Per Departure             110             118             123             126             129             132             134             131             132             126             123             123              129              132              134              137              141
Average Stage Length             447             611             691             779             812             835             863             849             863             953             939             904              926              911              885              965              949
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour             706             774             719             870             740             633             769             258             734             644             698             686              693              424              689              928              690
Load Factor 48.5% 59.8% 56.8% 59.2% 59.1% 64.3% 57.9% 59.1% 68.9% 73.4% 79.2% 79.7% 78.6% 81.9% 81.1% 83.5% 87.0%
Daily Utilization per Aircraft
Block Hours             9.81          11.07          10.06            9.15          11.29          12.80          11.84          20.40          10.24          12.40          11.59          12.33            12.54            18.80             8.80            13.31            24.02
Airborne Hours            8.49            9.71            6.97            8.12            9.73          11.39          10.37          17.58            8.84            9.94          10.39          10.49            10.51             9.89             9.90            12.22            15.19
Departures            7.41            6.12            4.99            4.17            5.07            5.66            5.23            8.22            4.51            4.67            4.69            5.10             5.07             4.72             3.65             5.25             9.62
Note: Shaded data means data appear questionable.