Alaska Airlines Aircraft Operating Statistics- Cost Per Block Hour (Unadjusted)
Alaska Airlines
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
  Small Narrowbodies $1,833 $1,978 $2,045 $1,951 $2,114 $2,576 $2,514 $2,471 $2,628 $2,914 $2,972 $3,494 $3,659 $4,493 $4,021 $4,394 $4,994 $4,987 $5,003
(Ex Fuel) $1,347 $1,401 $1,491 $1,548 $1,609 $1,787 $1,869 $1,895 $1,971 $1,920 $1,721 $1,877 $1,939 $2,126 $2,733 $2,711 $2,668 $2,572 $2,688
Pilots $418 $440 $504 $543 $566 $591 $650 $691 $765 $757 $623 $607 $618 $577 $776 $705 $726 $802 $772
Salaries and Wages $324 $342 $387 $414 $432 $456 $506 $513 $534 $533 $418 $395 $396 $405 $473 $450 $453 $506 $486
Pilot Training $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1 $2 $2 $2
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $71 $76 $82 $102 $115 $116 $123 $159 $212 $206 $187 $192 $200 $149 $274 $219 $229 $256 $246
Per Diem/ Personnel $23 $23 $34 $27 $20 $19 $21 $19 $19 $19 $18 $19 $21 $23 $29 $35 $41 $38 $38
Purchased Goods $526 $642 $614 $458 $559 $853 $709 $646 $719 $1,061 $1,320 $1,703 $1,812 $2,467 $1,361 $1,764 $2,424 $2,511 $2,412
Fuel/Oil $486 $577 $554 $403 $505 $790 $645 $576 $657 $994 $1,251 $1,616 $1,720 $2,367 $1,288 $1,682 $2,326 $2,415 $2,315
Insurance $11 $10 $8 $6 $3 $5 $10 $17 $8 $6 $4 $5 $3 $3 $4 $3 $2 $2 $2
Other (inc. Tax) $28 $55 $51 $49 $51 $59 $53 $52 $54 $61 $65 $82 $89 $97 $70 $79 $96 $94 $95
Maintenance $270 $297 $336 $358 $402 $552 $569 $579 $605 $585 $548 $667 $685 $819 $1,130 $1,233 $1,141 $997 $1,164
Labor $42 $42 $41 $43 $45 $47 $47 $51 $58 $14 $13 $131 $124 $129 $188 $233 $232 $206 $225
Materials $114 $105 $109 $97 $137 $155 $42 $47 $57 $61 $54 $57 $42 $51 $55 $63 $71 $63 $75
Third Party $213 $202 $197 $210 $318 $421 $307 $346 $335 $355 $410 $371 $398 $535 $693 $698 $605 $516 $628
Total Direct $187 $211 $245 $262 $297 $404 $390 $437 $446 $384 $459 $536 $562 $715 $937 $994 $908 $785 $927
Burden $83 $86 $91 $96 $105 $148 $180 $142 $160 $201 $89 $131 $124 $104 $193 $240 $233 $212 $237
Aircraft Ownership $613 $591 $584 $584 $577 $570 $568 $543 $529 $496 $472 $502 $526 $609 $740 $605 $338 $331 $348
Rentals $477 $473 $466 $462 $442 $402 $373 $344 $330 $299 $289 $300 $342 $396 $461 $383 $338 $331 $348
Depreciation and Amortization $136 $118 $118 $123 $135 $168 $195 $198 $200 $196 $183 $203 $184 $213 $279 $222 $0 $0 $0
Other $7 $7 $8 $8 $9 $10 $19 $13 $10 $16 $9 $14 $18 $20 $15 $86 $365 $346 $307
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet               73               74               76               82               86               91             155               97               99               96               95               91                79                66                53                49                46           47           47
Seats Per Departure             132             132             133             133             133             131             130             130             130             129             132             132              133              130              127              127              127         127         127
Average Stage Length             729             730             729             752             766             789             791             813             843             839             845             844              787              756              708              749              743         743         740
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour             847             864             864             875             861             844             898             822             815             813             742             793              784              743              715              735              746         749         751
Load Factor 61.8% 66.0% 67.3% 67.1% 67.9% 69.2% 68.2% 68.1% 69.2% 72.0% 74.8% 75.1% 73.6% 73.5% 74.4% 78.5% 80.4% 83.0% 82.7%
Daily Utilization per Aircraft
Block Hours          10.80          11.36          11.49          11.52          11.27          10.76            6.45          10.55          10.45          10.76          11.28          10.60            10.21             9.61             8.26             8.47             8.86        8.97        9.01
Airborne Hours            9.32            9.75            9.89            9.89            9.68            9.27            5.51            9.11            9.07            9.33            8.97            9.08             8.66             8.13             6.98             7.31             7.44        7.71        7.72
Departures            5.40            5.68            5.76            5.62            5.39            5.01            2.96            4.80            4.66            4.80            4.57            4.60             4.65             4.49             4.06             4.09             4.32        4.39        4.43
  Large Narrowbodies             $1,875 $1,834 $1,958 $2,303 $2,461 $2,976 $3,155 $3,897 $3,194 $3,372 $4,076 $4,202 $4,130
(Ex Fuel) $1,308 $1,260 $1,266 $1,275 $1,181 $1,363 $1,418 $1,473 $1,832 $1,591 $1,609 $1,657 $1,671
Pilots $748 $681 $732 $756 $622 $623 $629 $594 $836 $706 $716 $690 $734
Salaries and Wages $601 $506 $511 $532 $418 $407 $403 $418 $509 $451 $455 $434 $463
Pilot Training $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1 $1 $2 $2
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $145 $156 $204 $206 $187 $198 $205 $153 $297 $219 $228 $217 $232
Per Diem/ Personnel $2 $19 $16 $18 $17 $18 $21 $23 $30 $35 $32 $36 $37
Purchased Goods $630 $630 $749 $1,087 $1,339 $1,694 $1,821 $2,516 $1,433 $1,862 $2,568 $2,654 $2,566
Fuel/Oil $567 $574 $692 $1,028 $1,281 $1,612 $1,736 $2,423 $1,362 $1,780 $2,467 $2,545 $2,459
Insurance $18 $25 $11 $8 $6 $6 $4 $4 $5 $4 $4 $4 $4
Other (inc. Tax) $45 $32 $45 $51 $53 $75 $80 $89 $66 $77 $97 $105 $103
Maintenance $37 $87 $60 $76 $128 $250 $293 $362 $414 $281 $292 $358 $314
Labor $3 $32 $9 $11 $13 $117 $111 $129 $95 $56 $60 $73 $61
Materials $13 $25 $11 $21 $51 $58 $24 $16 $20 $15 $18 $23 $20
Third Party $9 $18 $28 $31 $77 $87 $107 $114 $204 $157 $157 $188 $169
Total Direct $25 $65 $44 $51 $108 $200 $232 $257 $317 $223 $233 $282 $250
Burden $11 $22 $16 $25 $19 $50 $61 $104 $97 $58 $60 $76 $64
Aircraft Ownership $443 $437 $418 $385 $383 $419 $422 $434 $510 $435 $145 $139 $127
Rentals $4 $9 $1 $4 $45 $64 $87 $82 $151 $167 $145 $139 $127
Depreciation and Amortization $438 $428 $417 $381 $338 $354 $335 $353 $359 $269 $0 $0 $0
Other $17 -$1 $0 $0 -$11 -$10 -$11 -$10 $2 $88 $356 $362 $389
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   3                 5                 9               12               14               20                34                48                61                66                68           73           81
Seats Per Departure               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -               172             172             172             172             170             166              162              161              160              160              159         159         162
Average Stage Length               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -            1,075          1,187          1,154          1,338          1,303          1,328            1,315            1,366            1,395            1,402            1,428      1,527      1,530
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -               801             816             821             830             760             803              784              775              771              788              776         805         809
Load Factor                                   1                 1                 1                 1                 1                 1                  1                  1                  1                  1                  1             1             1
Daily Utilization per Aircraft
Block Hours                -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 11               11               12               13               14               13                13                12                11                11                12           12           12
Airborne Hours               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   9               10               10               12               11               11                11                11                10                10                10           11           10
Departures               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   4                 4                 4                 4                 4                 4                  4                  4                  3                  3                  3             3             3
  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 $1,833 $1,978 $2,045 $1,951 $2,114 $2,576 $2,496 $2,436 $2,567 $2,834 $2,892 $3,386 $3,484 $4,208 $3,521 $3,746 $4,385 $4,462 $4,402
(Ex Fuel) $1,347 $1,401 $1,491 $1,548 $1,609 $1,787 $1,853 $1,860 $1,907 $1,836 $1,636 $1,771 $1,758 $1,814 $2,189 $2,001 $1,965 $1,959 $1,987
Pilots $418 $440 $504 $543 $566 $591 $653 $690 $762 $757 $622 $610 $621 $585 $812 $706 $719 $727 $746
Salaries and Wages $324 $342 $387 $414 $432 $456 $509 $512 $532 $533 $418 $398 $399 $411 $495 $450 $455 $458 $470
Pilot Training $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1 $1 $2 $2
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $71 $76 $82 $102 $115 $116 $124 $159 $211 $206 $187 $194 $202 $151 $288 $219 $228 $230 $236
Per Diem/ Personnel $23 $23 $34 $27 $20 $19 $20 $19 $19 $18 $17 $19 $21 $23 $29 $35 $35 $37 $37
Purchased Goods $526 $642 $614 $458 $559 $853 $706 $645 $721 $1,064 $1,323 $1,701 $1,815 $2,490 $1,404 $1,826 $2,519 $2,607 $2,518
Fuel/Oil $486 $577 $554 $403 $505 $790 $643 $576 $660 $998 $1,256 $1,615 $1,726 $2,394 $1,333 $1,745 $2,420 $2,502 $2,414
Insurance $11 $10 $8 $6 $3 $5 $10 $18 $8 $6 $5 $5 $3 $3 $4 $4 $3 $3 $3
Other (inc. Tax) $28 $55 $51 $49 $51 $59 $53 $51 $53 $60 $63 $81 $86 $93 $67 $78 $96 $101 $100
Maintenance $270 $297 $336 $358 $402 $552 $554 $552 $556 $518 $482 $581 $549 $601 $697 $629 $577 $569 $579
Labor $42 $42 $41 $43 $45 $47 $46 $50 $53 $13 $13 $128 $120 $129 $132 $121 $118 $117 $112
Materials $114 $105 $109 $97 $137 $155 $41 $45 $53 $56 $54 $57 $36 $35 $34 $33 $36 $36 $37
Third Party $213 $202 $197 $210 $318 $421 $299 $328 $307 $312 $358 $312 $297 $334 $397 $355 $308 $297 $312
Total Direct $187 $211 $245 $262 $297 $404 $379 $416 $409 $340 $404 $467 $447 $496 $562 $505 $459 $448 $461
Burden $83 $86 $91 $96 $105 $148 $175 $136 $147 $178 $78 $114 $102 $104 $135 $124 $118 $121 $118
Aircraft Ownership $613 $591 $584 $584 $577 $570 $564 $537 $519 $481 $458 $485 $490 $526 $601 $497 $210 $202 $195
Rentals $477 $473 $466 $462 $442 $402 $362 $326 $300 $261 $251 $251 $253 $246 $274 $246 $210 $202 $195
Depreciation and Amortization $136 $118 $118 $123 $135 $168 $202 $211 $219 $220 $207 $234 $237 $280 $327 $251 $0 $0 $0
Other $7 $7 $8 $8 $9 $10 $19 $12 $9 $14 $6 $9 $8 $6 $7 $87 $359 $356 $364
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet               73               74               76               82               86               91             158             102             107             108             110             111              113              113              114              115              114         120         128
Seats Per Departure             132             132             133             133             133             131             131             132             134             135             138             140              144              146              148              149              150         150         152
Average Stage Length             729             730             729             752             766             789             797             829             866             886             898             919              926              979            1,035            1,085            1,114      1,161      1,178
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour             847             864             864             875             861             844             895             821             815             815             745             795              784              759              749              768              766         787         791
Load Factor 61.8% 66.0% 67.3% 67.1% 67.9% 69.2% 68.4% 68.1% 69.7% 72.9% 75.9% 76.6% 76.2% 77.3% 79.3% 83.3% 85.2% 86.6% 86.1%
Daily Utilization per Aircraft
Block Hours           10.80          11.36          11.49          11.52          11.27          10.76            6.52          10.60          10.56          11.02          11.63          11.00            10.93            10.63             9.75             9.94            10.70      10.66      10.64
Airborne Hours            9.32            9.75            9.89            9.89            9.68            9.27            5.58            9.16            9.18            9.59            9.28            9.47             9.39             9.18             8.50             8.79             9.24        9.48        9.46
Departures            5.40            5.68            5.76            5.62            5.39            5.01            2.98            4.75            4.61            4.72            4.50            4.47             4.41             4.10             3.62             3.62             3.82        3.70        3.65
Note: Shaded data means data appear questionable.