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 2014 2015 2016
  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 $4,708 $4,135 $3,785
(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 $2,511 $2,765 $2,717
Pilots $418 $440 $504 $543 $566 $591 $650 $691 $765 $757 $623 $607 $618 $577 $776 $705 $726 $802 $772 $800 $801 $811
Salaries and Wages $324 $342 $387 $414 $432 $456 $506 $513 $534 $533 $418 $395 $396 $405 $473 $450 $453 $506 $486 $502 $502 $508
Pilot Training $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1 $2 $2 $2 $2 $1 $1
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $71 $76 $82 $102 $115 $116 $123 $159 $212 $206 $187 $192 $200 $149 $274 $219 $229 $256 $246 $255 $255 $259
Per Diem/ Personnel $23 $23 $34 $27 $20 $19 $21 $19 $19 $19 $18 $19 $21 $23 $29 $35 $41 $38 $38 $40 $44 $43
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 $2,293 $1,444 $1,133
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 $2,197 $1,370 $1,068
Insurance $11 $10 $8 $6 $3 $5 $10 $17 $8 $6 $4 $5 $3 $3 $4 $3 $2 $2 $2 $2 $1 $1
Other (inc. Tax) $28 $55 $51 $49 $51 $59 $53 $52 $54 $61 $65 $82 $89 $97 $70 $79 $96 $94 $95 $94 $72 $64
Maintenance $270 $297 $336 $358 $402 $552 $569 $579 $605 $585 $548 $667 $685 $819 $1,130 $1,233 $1,141 $997 $1,164 $985 $1,267 $1,237
Labor $42 $42 $41 $43 $45 $47 $47 $51 $58 $14 $13 $131 $124 $129 $188 $233 $232 $206 $225 $202 $251 $251
Materials $114 $105 $109 $97 $137 $155 $42 $47 $57 $61 $54 $57 $42 $51 $55 $63 $71 $63 $75 $62 $92 $105
Third Party $213 $202 $197 $210 $318 $421 $307 $346 $335 $355 $410 $371 $398 $535 $693 $698 $605 $516 $628 $497 $641 $709
Total Direct $187 $211 $245 $262 $297 $404 $390 $437 $446 $384 $459 $536 $562 $715 $937 $994 $908 $785 $927 $761 $983 $953
Burden $83 $86 $91 $96 $105 $148 $180 $142 $160 $201 $89 $131 $124 $104 $193 $240 $233 $212 $237 $224 $284 $284
Aircraft Ownership $613 $591 $584 $584 $577 $570 $568 $543 $529 $496 $472 $502 $526 $609 $740 $605 $338 $331 $348 $324 $268 $165
Rentals $477 $473 $466 $462 $442 $402 $373 $344 $330 $299 $289 $300 $342 $396 $461 $383 $338 $331 $348 $324 $268 $165
Depreciation and Amortization $136 $118 $118 $123 $135 $168 $195 $198 $200 $196 $183 $203 $184 $213 $279 $222 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Other $7 $7 $8 $8 $9 $10 $19 $13 $10 $16 $9 $14 $18 $20 $15 $86 $365 $346 $307 $305 $355 $440
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet               73               74               76               82               86               91             155               97               99               96               95               91                79                66                53                49                47           47           47           42           41           33
Seats Per Departure             132             132             133             133             133             131             130             130             130             129             132             132              133              130              127              127              127         127         127         126         125         121
Average Stage Length             729             730             729             752             766             789             791             813             843             839             845             844              787              756              708              749              743         743         740         738         703         691
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour             847             864             864             875             861             844             898             822             815             813             742             793              784              743              715              735              741         749         751         750         745         709
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% 82.6% 80.6% 79.9%
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             8.70        8.97        9.01        8.90        8.29        8.04
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        7.61        7.03        6.85
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             4.24        4.39        4.43        4.35        4.19        4.14
  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 $4,099 $3,070 $2,794
(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 $1,782 $1,687 $1,704
Pilots $748 $681 $732 $756 $622 $623 $629 $594 $836 $706 $716 $690 $734 $785 $778 $776
Salaries and Wages $601 $506 $511 $532 $418 $407 $403 $418 $509 $451 $455 $434 $463 $495 $489 $489
Pilot Training $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1 $1 $2 $2 $2 $0 $0
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $145 $156 $204 $206 $187 $198 $205 $153 $297 $219 $228 $217 $232 $247 $245 $244
Per Diem/ Personnel $2 $19 $16 $18 $17 $18 $21 $23 $30 $35 $32 $36 $37 $40 $43 $43
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 $2,401 $1,461 $1,161
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 $2,317 $1,383 $1,090
Insurance $18 $25 $11 $8 $6 $6 $4 $4 $5 $4 $4 $4 $4 $3 $3 $3
Other (inc. Tax) $45 $32 $45 $51 $53 $75 $80 $89 $66 $77 $97 $105 $103 $80 $75 $68
Maintenance $37 $87 $60 $76 $128 $250 $293 $362 $414 $281 $292 $358 $314 $389 $330 $380
Labor $3 $32 $9 $11 $13 $117 $111 $129 $95 $56 $60 $73 $61 $80 $65 $77
Materials $13 $25 $11 $21 $51 $58 $24 $16 $20 $15 $18 $23 $20 $23 $24 $33
Third Party $9 $18 $28 $31 $77 $87 $107 $114 $204 $157 $157 $188 $169 $199 $187 $187
Total Direct $25 $65 $44 $51 $108 $200 $232 $257 $317 $223 $233 $282 $250 $301 $257 $291
Burden $11 $22 $16 $25 $19 $50 $61 $104 $97 $58 $60 $76 $64 $89 $73 $89
Aircraft Ownership $443 $437 $418 $385 $383 $419 $422 $434 $510 $435 $145 $139 $127 $110 $95 $82
Rentals $4 $9 $1 $4 $45 $64 $87 $82 $151 $167 $145 $139 $127 $110 $95 $82
Depreciation and Amortization $438 $428 $417 $381 $338 $354 $335 $353 $359 $269 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Other $17 -$1 $0 $0 -$11 -$10 -$11 -$10 $2 $88 $356 $362 $389 $415 $406 $395
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   3                 5                 9               12               14               20                34                48                61                66                70           73           81           92           88         115
Seats Per Departure               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -               172             172             172             172             170             166              162              161              160              160              159         159         162         167         170         172
Average Stage Length               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -            1,075          1,187          1,154          1,338          1,303          1,328            1,315            1,365            1,395            1,402            1,428      1,527      1,530      1,458      1,443      1,405
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -               801             816             821             830             760             803              784              775              771              788              797         805         809         808         702         787
Load Factor                                   1                 1                 1                 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           11           13           12
Airborne Hours               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   9               10               10               12               11               11                11                11                10                10                10           11           10           10           11           10
Departures               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   4                 4                 4                 4                 4                 4                  4                  4                  3                  3                  3             3             3             3             4             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 $4,261 $3,306 $2,958
(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 $1,976 $1,926 $1,871
Pilots $418 $440 $504 $543 $566 $591 $653 $690 $762 $757 $622 $610 $621 $585 $812 $706 $719 $727 $746 $789 $783 $782
Salaries and Wages $324 $342 $387 $414 $432 $456 $509 $512 $532 $533 $418 $398 $399 $411 $495 $450 $455 $458 $470 $497 $492 $492
Pilot Training $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $1 $1 $2 $2 $2 $0 $0
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $71 $76 $82 $102 $115 $116 $124 $159 $211 $206 $187 $194 $202 $151 $288 $219 $228 $230 $236 $249 $247 $246
Per Diem/ Personnel $23 $23 $34 $27 $20 $19 $20 $19 $19 $18 $17 $19 $21 $23 $29 $35 $35 $37 $37 $40 $43 $43
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 $2,372 $1,457 $1,156
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 $2,285 $1,380 $1,087
Insurance $11 $10 $8 $6 $3 $5 $10 $18 $8 $6 $5 $5 $3 $3 $4 $4 $3 $3 $3 $3 $2 $3
Other (inc. Tax) $28 $55 $51 $49 $51 $59 $53 $51 $53 $60 $63 $81 $86 $93 $67 $78 $96 $101 $100 $84 $75 $67
Maintenance $270 $297 $336 $358 $402 $552 $554 $552 $556 $518 $482 $581 $549 $601 $697 $629 $577 $569 $579 $548 $538 $521
Labor $42 $42 $41 $43 $45 $47 $46 $50 $53 $13 $13 $128 $120 $129 $132 $121 $118 $117 $112 $112 $106 $106
Materials $114 $105 $109 $97 $137 $155 $41 $45 $53 $56 $54 $57 $36 $35 $34 $33 $36 $36 $37 $33 $39 $45
Third Party $213 $202 $197 $210 $318 $421 $299 $328 $307 $312 $358 $312 $297 $334 $397 $355 $308 $297 $312 $278 $287 $273
Total Direct $187 $211 $245 $262 $297 $404 $379 $416 $409 $340 $404 $467 $447 $496 $562 $505 $459 $448 $461 $423 $418 $400
Burden $83 $86 $91 $96 $105 $148 $175 $136 $147 $178 $78 $114 $102 $104 $135 $124 $118 $121 $118 $125 $120 $121
Aircraft Ownership $613 $591 $584 $584 $577 $570 $564 $537 $519 $481 $458 $485 $490 $526 $601 $497 $210 $202 $195 $167 $133 $96
Rentals $477 $473 $466 $462 $442 $402 $362 $326 $300 $261 $251 $251 $253 $246 $274 $246 $210 $202 $195 $167 $133 $96
Depreciation and Amortization $136 $118 $118 $123 $135 $168 $202 $211 $219 $220 $207 $234 $237 $280 $327 $251 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Other $7 $7 $8 $8 $9 $10 $19 $12 $9 $14 $6 $9 $8 $6 $7 $87 $359 $356 $364 $386 $395 $403
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet               73               74               76               82               86               91             158             102             107             108             110             111              113              113              114              115              117         120         128         134         129         148
Seats Per Departure             132             132             133             133             133             131             131             132             134             135             138             140              144              146              148              149              150         150         152         157         161         164
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      1,182      1,195      1,220
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour             847             864             864             875             861             844             895             821             815             815             745             795              784              759              749              768              778         787         791         792         712         774
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% 85.7% 84.5% 84.9%
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            10.45      10.66      10.64      10.50      11.80      10.80
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             9.23        9.48        9.46        9.32        9.41        9.36
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             3.73        3.70        3.65        3.57        3.96        3.56
Note: Shaded data means data appear questionable.