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 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
  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 $2,992 $3,870 $3,944 $4,171 $4,037 $3,313 $3,069
(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 $1,433 $1,501 $1,463 $1,809 $1,737 $1,973 $1,995
Pilots $0 $0 $0 $246 $243 $306 $427 $454 $481 $392 $370 $360 $365 $213 $349 $394 $427 $390 $429 $532 $694 $660
Salaries and Wages $0 $0 $0 $203 $198 $248 $349 $371 $402 $321 $303 $296 $295 $172 $285 $322 $347 $353 $386 $451 $590 $560
Pilot Training $0 $0 $0 $0 $2 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5 $6 $4 $3 $2 $2 $3 $5 $4 $14 $14 $23 $21
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $0 $0 $0 $22 $23 $31 $45 $50 $50 $41 $37 $36 $40 $24 $36 $38 $1 $0 $3 $63 $80 $79
Per Diem/ Personnel $0 $0 $0 $21 $20 $26 $32 $32 $30 $26 $24 $24 $27 $16 $26 $31 $75 $33 $26 $3 $0 $0
Purchased Goods $0 $0 $0 $521 $569 $896 $805 $748 $865 $1,049 $1,416 $1,597 $1,797 $1,628 $1,375 $1,648 $2,380 $2,490 $2,388 $2,423 $1,431 $1,162
Fuel/Oil $0 $0 $0 $467 $404 $706 $596 $557 $655 $840 $1,270 $1,421 $1,574 $1,412 $1,233 $1,559 $2,370 $2,482 $2,362 $2,300 $1,339 $1,075
Insurance $0 $0 $0 $0 $10 $14 $15 $22 $21 $12 $11 $9 $6 $3 $5 $5 $6 $6 $5 $4 $2 $2
Other (inc. Tax) $0 $0 $0 $53 $155 $176 $194 $169 $189 $197 $134 $167 $217 $213 $136 $84 $5 $3 $20 $120 $89 $86
Maintenance $0 $0 $0 $729 $630 $746 $792 $604 $540 $444 $383 $373 $381 $241 $266 $332 $385 $379 $452 $325 $348 $302
Labor $0 $0 $0 $89 $96 $114 $102 $112 $103 $78 $75 $66 $67 $42 $63 $65 $70 $59 $71 $77 $65 $54
Materials $0 $0 $0 $18 $41 $78 $42 $45 $34 $21 $27 $22 $23 $16 $26 $71 $72 $84 $30 $20 $26 $26
Third Party $0 $0 $0 $189 $151 $124 $145 $91 $117 $108 $57 $63 $78 $60 $96 $145 $207 $192 $312 $82 $109 $103
Total Direct $0 $0 $0 $601 $502 $588 $579 $457 $426 $355 $301 $295 $306 $203 $187 $277 $349 $336 $414 $180 $201 $182
Burden $0 $0 $0 $129 $128 $159 $213 $147 $115 $89 $84 $79 $74 $39 $79 $56 $36 $44 $38 $145 $148 $120
Aircraft Ownership $0 $0 $0 $648 $634 $755 $774 $698 $650 $538 $593 $556 $551 $332 $568 $598 $610 $617 $824 $657 $659 $713
Rentals $0 $0 $0 $633 $615 $712 $701 $598 $522 $431 $485 $450 $423 $265 $476 $537 $610 $617 $824 $657 $659 $713
Depreciation and Amortization $0 $0 $0 $15 $19 $43 $73 $100 $129 $107 $108 $106 $128 $67 $92 $61 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Other $0 $0 $0 $1 $8 $7 $25 $14 $31 -$18 -$46 $4 -$185 -$105 $0 $20 $68 $68 $79 $101 $180 $232
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet                 5                 8               12               15               17               18               21               15               36               42               47               51                57                59                50                44                49           59           53           53           56           54
Seats Per Departure             110             118             123             126             129             132             134             131             132             126             123             123              129              132              134              137              141         145         147         151         158         165
Average Stage Length             447             611             691             779             812             835             863             849             863             953             939             904              926              911              885              965              949         966         906         904      1,006      1,072
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour             706             774             719             870             740             633             769             258             734             644             698             686              693              424              689              927              873         723         732         742         753         764
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% 83.6% 87.1% 88.9% 90.7% 89.0% 86.4% 87.5%
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            11.73            13.32            12.40        9.94      10.08      11.45      12.50      12.06
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            10.54        8.66        8.53        9.72      10.60      10.19
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             4.86             5.25             4.97        3.94        4.19        4.73        4.71        4.28
  Large Narrowbodies                                         $4,663 $4,311
(Ex Fuel) $3,270 $2,774
Pilots $1,444 $968
Salaries and Wages $1,323 $838
Pilot Training $26 $27
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $94 $103
Per Diem/ Personnel $1 $0
Purchased Goods $1,509 $1,662
Fuel/Oil $1,393 $1,538
Insurance $3 $3
Other (inc. Tax) $113 $122
Maintenance $427 $405
Labor $76 $72
Materials $34 $45
Third Party $134 $144
Total Direct $244 $261
Burden $184 $144
Aircraft Ownership $919 $979
Rentals $919 $979
Depreciation and Amortization $0 $0
Other $364 $297
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -             -             -             -               1           10
Seats Per Departure               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -             -             -             -           226         230
Average Stage Length               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -             -             -             -           970      1,028
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -             -             -             -           860         849
Load Factor                                                                         1             1
Daily Utilization per Aircraft
Block Hours                -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -             -             -             -               6           11
Airborne Hours               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -             -             -             -               5             9
Departures               -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                 -                   -                   -                   -                   -                   -             -             -             -               2             4
  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 $2,992 $3,870 $3,944 $4,171 $4,037 $3,325 $3,251
(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 $1,433 $1,501 $1,463 $1,809 $1,737 $1,985 $2,109
Pilots $0 $0 $0 $246 $243 $306 $427 $454 $481 $392 $370 $360 $365 $213 $349 $394 $427 $390 $429 $532 $700 $705
Salaries and Wages $0 $0 $0 $203 $198 $248 $349 $371 $402 $321 $303 $296 $295 $172 $285 $322 $347 $353 $386 $451 $597 $601
Pilot Training $0 $0 $0 $0 $2 $0 $0 $0 $0 $5 $6 $4 $3 $2 $2 $3 $5 $4 $14 $14 $23 $22
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $0 $0 $0 $22 $23 $31 $45 $50 $50 $41 $37 $36 $40 $24 $36 $38 $1 $0 $3 $63 $80 $83
Per Diem/ Personnel $0 $0 $0 $21 $20 $26 $32 $32 $30 $26 $24 $24 $27 $16 $26 $31 $75 $33 $26 $3 $0 $0
Purchased Goods $0 $0 $0 $521 $569 $896 $805 $748 $865 $1,049 $1,416 $1,597 $1,797 $1,628 $1,375 $1,648 $2,380 $2,490 $2,388 $2,423 $1,432 $1,236
Fuel/Oil $0 $0 $0 $467 $404 $706 $596 $557 $655 $840 $1,270 $1,421 $1,574 $1,412 $1,233 $1,559 $2,370 $2,482 $2,362 $2,300 $1,340 $1,142
Insurance $0 $0 $0 $0 $10 $14 $15 $22 $21 $12 $11 $9 $6 $3 $5 $5 $6 $6 $5 $4 $2 $2
Other (inc. Tax) $0 $0 $0 $53 $155 $176 $194 $169 $189 $197 $134 $167 $217 $213 $136 $84 $5 $3 $20 $120 $90 $91
Maintenance $0 $0 $0 $729 $630 $746 $792 $604 $540 $444 $383 $373 $381 $241 $266 $332 $385 $379 $452 $325 $349 $317
Labor $0 $0 $0 $89 $96 $114 $102 $112 $103 $78 $75 $66 $67 $42 $63 $65 $70 $59 $71 $77 $65 $56
Materials $0 $0 $0 $18 $41 $78 $42 $45 $34 $21 $27 $22 $23 $16 $26 $71 $72 $84 $30 $20 $26 $28
Third Party $0 $0 $0 $189 $151 $124 $145 $91 $117 $108 $57 $63 $78 $60 $96 $145 $207 $192 $312 $82 $110 $109
Total Direct $0 $0 $0 $601 $502 $588 $579 $457 $426 $355 $301 $295 $306 $203 $187 $277 $349 $336 $414 $180 $201 $193
Burden $0 $0 $0 $129 $128 $159 $213 $147 $115 $89 $84 $79 $74 $39 $79 $56 $36 $44 $38 $145 $148 $123
Aircraft Ownership $0 $0 $0 $648 $634 $755 $774 $698 $650 $538 $593 $556 $551 $332 $568 $598 $610 $617 $824 $657 $662 $752
Rentals $0 $0 $0 $633 $615 $712 $701 $598 $522 $431 $485 $450 $423 $265 $476 $537 $610 $617 $824 $657 $662 $752
Depreciation and Amortization $0 $0 $0 $15 $19 $43 $73 $100 $129 $107 $108 $106 $128 $67 $92 $61 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Other $0 $0 $0 $1 $8 $7 $25 $14 $31 -$18 -$46 $4 -$185 -$105 $0 $20 $68 $68 $79 $101 $182 $241
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet                 5                 8               12               15               17               18               21               15               36               42               47               51                57                59                50                44                49           59           53           53           57           64
Seats Per Departure             110             118             123             126             129             132             134             131             132             126             123             123              129              132              134              137              141         145         147         151         158         174
Average Stage Length             447             611             691             779             812             835             863             849             863             953             939             904              926              911              885              965              949         966         906         904      1,006      1,066
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour             706             774             719             870             740             633             769             258             734             644             698             686              693              424              689              927              873         723         732         742         754         777
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% 83.6% 87.1% 88.9% 90.7% 89.0% 86.4% 87.2%
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            11.73            13.32            12.40        9.94      10.08      11.45      12.39      11.95
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            10.54        8.66        8.53        9.72      10.50      10.08
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             4.86             5.25             4.97        3.94        4.19        4.73        4.67        4.25
Note: Shaded data means data appear questionable.