US Airways Aircraft Operating Statistics- Cost Per Block Hour (Unadjusted)
US Airways
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
  Small Narrowbodies $2,068 $2,310 $2,406 $2,166 $2,352 $2,530 $2,938 $2,924 $2,737 $2,624 $2,755 $6,721 $5,511 $4,399 $3,387 $3,756 $4,396 $4,574 $4,395 $4,509    
(Ex Fuel) $1,643 $1,796 $1,916 $1,796 $1,940 $1,832 $2,325 $2,397 $2,102 $1,825 $1,537 $3,498 $2,889 $2,081 $2,144 $2,117 $2,109 $2,219 $2,152 $2,379
Pilots $642 $717 $772 $712 $763 $718 $852 $1,013 $827 $686 $462 $964 $786 $534 $543 $539 $522 $528 $535 $889
Salaries and Wages $424 $448 $448 $447 $428 $387 $488 $519 $477 $369 $293 $641 $504 $353 $360 $359 $346 $377 $380 $636
Pilot Training $36 $33 $31 $42 $87 $93 $94 $88 $33 $35 $32 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $155 $209 $264 $191 $210 $202 $234 $371 $290 $255 $109 $277 $236 $151 $155 $154 $149 $124 $125 $209
Per Diem/ Personnel $28 $27 $28 $31 $37 $35 $37 $34 $27 $26 $27 $45 $46 $29 $28 $26 $27 $28 $30 $44
Purchased Goods $470 $582 $551 $425 $466 $753 $673 $591 $689 $856 $1,275 $3,346 $2,709 $2,380 $1,297 $1,692 $2,347 $2,417 $2,300 $2,187
Fuel/Oil $426 $513 $490 $370 $413 $697 $614 $527 $635 $799 $1,218 $3,223 $2,622 $2,318 $1,244 $1,639 $2,287 $2,355 $2,243 $2,130
Insurance $15 $15 $10 $7 $3 $3 $11 $22 $13 $12 $12 $7 $5 $2 $3 $4 $3 $4 $2 $4
Other (inc. Tax) $30 $53 $51 $48 $50 $53 $48 $42 $40 $45 $45 $116 $83 $60 $50 $50 $56 $58 $55 $53
Maintenance $527 $565 $594 $586 $625 $601 $749 $724 $688 $575 $520 $1,211 $1,044 $835 $857 $825 $853 $924 $870 $941
Labor $70 $54 $51 $57 $63 $65 $145 $135 $119 $86 $54 $229 $205 $169 $190 $203 $206 $211 $207 $212
Materials $90 $96 $144 $127 $134 $110 $120 $88 $80 $60 $47 $162 $88 $79 $92 $79 $97 $74 $66 $64
Third Party $147 $167 $151 $152 $153 $150 $208 $202 $199 $207 $257 $644 $616 $530 $530 $489 $502 $541 $492 $563
Total Direct $304 $316 $342 $324 $344 $321 $465 $413 $386 $341 $350 $1,032 $876 $749 $764 $726 $752 $817 $761 $818
Burden $223 $250 $252 $262 $281 $283 $285 $310 $301 $234 $170 $179 $168 $87 $92 $98 $101 $107 $110 $123
Aircraft Ownership $425 $439 $485 $435 $465 $450 $613 $604 $529 $501 $495 $1,203 $977 $649 $691 $685 $612 $637 $610 $399
Rentals $292 $323 $306 $295 $326 $316 $455 $505 $459 $441 $440 $1,120 $919 $593 $628 $637 $612 $637 $610 $399
Depreciation and Amortization $133 $116 $180 $141 $139 $134 $158 $99 $70 $60 $54 $82 $58 $56 $63 $48 $0 $0 $0 $0
Other $4 $7 $4 $8 $33 $9 $51 -$7 $4 $6 $4 -$3 -$5 $0 $0 $15 $63 $67 $80 $94
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet             341             346             339             324             336             348             252             226             199             211             209             160              180              269              255              242              236      226         210         187           -             -  
Seats Per Departure             120             121             121             122             122             124             126             130             130             127             123             130              135              135              134              136              136      136         135         134           -             -  
Average Stage Length             514             519             521             519             535             554             556             539             593             625             625             638              687              799              787              779              780      785         796         775           -             -  
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour             745             785             775             761             783             783             766             769             767             762             721             755              765              761              750              758              760      765         758         758           -             -  
Load Factor 64.0% 68.1% 70.8% 72.1% 68.5% 68.3% 67.2% 66.3% 69.3% 70.9% 71.2% 76.3% 78.9% 81.4% 81.6% 82.2% 83.6% 84.0% 84.4% 84.5%
Daily Utilization per Aircraft
Block Hours            9.47            8.76            9.04            9.16            9.11            9.67          11.93            9.12            8.84            8.87            9.07            8.57             9.39             9.59             9.13             9.01             9.26     8.94        9.35        9.29           -             -  
Airborne Hours            7.96            7.18            7.40            7.44            7.33            7.71            9.47            7.18            8.37            8.92            9.12            8.34             9.45             9.24             7.50             7.38             7.57     7.36        7.66        7.59           -             -  
Departures            5.98            5.40            5.52            5.57            5.36            5.46            6.71            5.28            4.77            4.69            4.76            4.39             4.48             4.17             4.01             4.00             4.08     3.98        4.09        4.14           -             -  
  Large Narrowbodies $2,424 $2,554 $2,745 $2,725 $3,069 $3,333 $3,122 $2,905 $3,080 $3,305 $3,325 $4,646 $4,937 $5,570 $3,744 $4,086 $4,885 $4,815 $4,559 $4,420    
(Ex Fuel) $1,837 $1,869 $2,063 $2,215 $2,470 $2,360 $2,305 $2,212 $2,229 $2,173 $1,527 $2,237 $2,347 $2,268 $2,042 $1,962 $1,895 $1,820 $1,729 $1,740
Pilots $802 $936 $934 $930 $1,141 $1,043 $945 $987 $787 $704 $443 $612 $623 $611 $521 $485 $462 $481 $454 $511
Salaries and Wages $527 $551 $527 $577 $674 $567 $587 $523 $461 $391 $286 $395 $384 $385 $325 $293 $277 $317 $300 $344
Pilot Training $84 $67 $61 $73 $114 $86 $54 $56 $36 $22 $29 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $161 $286 $313 $246 $307 $345 $271 $378 $263 $267 $103 $182 $184 $165 $139 $125 $119 $104 $99 $113
Per Diem/ Personnel $30 $32 $32 $34 $46 $45 $33 $30 $27 $25 $25 $35 $55 $60 $57 $67 $66 $60 $55 $54
Purchased Goods $665 $788 $774 $591 $678 $1,055 $900 $768 $920 $1,207 $1,875 $2,486 $2,677 $3,390 $1,774 $2,205 $3,079 $3,082 $2,915 $2,765
Fuel/Oil $587 $685 $681 $510 $600 $974 $817 $693 $851 $1,131 $1,797 $2,410 $2,590 $3,302 $1,702 $2,124 $2,990 $2,995 $2,830 $2,680
Insurance $36 $33 $23 $14 $8 $6 $19 $20 $15 $15 $14 $6 $3 $2 $3 $5 $4 $4 $5 $8
Other (inc. Tax) $41 $70 $70 $67 $71 $75 $64 $55 $54 $60 $63 $71 $84 $85 $69 $76 $84 $83 $80 $76
Maintenance $278 $168 $376 $523 $579 $603 $623 $578 $803 $799 $471 $866 $1,007 $995 $861 $832 $796 $698 $675 $686
Labor $29 $7 $14 $24 $27 $28 $103 $102 $93 $113 $20 $145 $143 $169 $190 $203 $206 $211 $206 $213
Materials $40 $38 $59 $73 $82 $86 $80 $58 $69 $61 $35 $145 $139 $137 $100 $91 $73 $51 $76 $52
Third Party $149 $100 $229 $317 $347 $366 $237 $190 $408 $323 $373 $455 $593 $610 $495 $440 $415 $329 $284 $299
Total Direct $191 $134 $302 $414 $456 $480 $420 $346 $567 $493 $423 $728 $863 $909 $769 $734 $695 $590 $566 $563
Burden $87 $34 $73 $109 $123 $123 $203 $233 $236 $305 $53 $138 $144 $87 $92 $98 $101 $107 $109 $123
Aircraft Ownership $672 $652 $651 $671 $634 $614 $628 $570 $560 $582 $530 $685 $630 $575 $587 $498 $291 $308 $250 $210
Rentals $337 $308 $309 $313 $296 $271 $307 $272 $396 $446 $420 $565 $478 $430 $378 $303 $291 $308 $250 $210
Depreciation and Amortization $335 $344 $342 $358 $337 $343 $321 $298 $164 $136 $110 $121 $151 $145 $209 $195 $0 $0 $0 $0
Other $7 $10 $10 $10 $37 $18 $26 $1 $9 $12 $6 -$3 $0 $0 $0 $67 $257 $246 $265 $247
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet               29               34               34               34               34               34               40               60               58               59               59               61                63                71                76                75                76        89         107         124           -             -  
Seats Per Departure             182             182             182             182             182             182             178             176             175             180             180             180              184              186              184              182              182      183         185         186           -             -  
Average Stage Length          1,091          1,069          1,220          1,301          1,254          1,239          1,196          1,051          1,114          1,135          1,087          1,214            1,245            1,417            1,499            1,412            1,420   1,326      1,238      1,218           -             -  
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour             995          1,044          1,069          1,078          1,136          1,116          1,037          1,013          1,027          1,037          1,010          1,038            1,059            1,064            1,016              983              986      975         960         960           -             -  
Load Factor                 1                 1                 1                 1                 1                 1                 1                 1                 1                 1                 1                 1                  1                  1                  1                  1                  1         1             1             1      
Daily Utilization per Aircraft
Block Hours                12               11               11               11               11               12               13               11               11               10               11               11                10                10                10                10                11        10           10           11           -             -  
Airborne Hours               10                 9               10               10               10               11               11                 9               10               10               11               11                10                10                  9                  9                  9         9             9             9           -             -  
Departures                 4                 4                 4                 3                 4                 4                 4                 4                 4                 4                 4                 4                  3                  3                  3                  3                  3         3             3             3           -             -  
  Widebodies $2,754 $3,410 $3,633 $3,341 $3,604 $4,272 $4,716 $4,076 $4,514 $4,579 $5,038 $4,850 $6,077 $8,056 $5,770 $6,881 $8,445 $8,457 $8,465 $8,496    
(Ex Fuel) $1,968 $2,441 $2,699 $2,625 $2,720 $2,824 $3,258 $2,907 $3,099 $2,739 $2,184 $2,116 $2,469 $2,671 $2,901 $3,125 $3,193 $3,129 $3,349 $3,545
Pilots $1,039 $1,158 $1,232 $1,294 $1,464 $1,598 $1,904 $1,485 $1,477 $1,112 $747 $595 $712 $820 $923 $894 $1,008 $1,031 $1,142 $1,290
Salaries and Wages $701 $711 $735 $830 $817 $936 $1,112 $788 $863 $615 $495 $408 $472 $556 $632 $611 $690 $759 $843 $952
Pilot Training $62 $48 $15 $67 $146 $270 $233 $69 $50 $27 $36 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $213 $354 $439 $347 $434 $332 $506 $581 $516 $427 $176 $169 $208 $238 $271 $262 $296 $250 $277 $313
Per Diem/ Personnel $62 $44 $43 $50 $67 $59 $54 $47 $49 $43 $40 $18 $32 $26 $20 $21 $21 $22 $22 $25
Purchased Goods $888 $1,103 $1,053 $822 $995 $1,562 $1,594 $1,290 $1,525 $1,958 $2,977 $2,828 $3,692 $5,393 $2,879 $3,770 $5,263 $5,339 $5,132 $4,974
Fuel/Oil $786 $969 $934 $716 $885 $1,448 $1,458 $1,169 $1,415 $1,840 $2,854 $2,735 $3,608 $5,386 $2,869 $3,756 $5,252 $5,328 $5,116 $4,950
Insurance $41 $39 $26 $17 $8 $8 $25 $31 $20 $19 $19 $5 $3 $4 $4 $6 $5 $5 $4 $8
Other (inc. Tax) $61 $95 $94 $90 $103 $105 $111 $90 $89 $99 $103 $89 $81 $4 $7 $8 $6 $6 $12 $16
Maintenance $110 $312 $505 $538 $549 $476 $562 $699 $971 $1,001 $743 $736 $848 $876 $937 $1,165 $1,193 $1,114 $1,300 $1,250
Labor $16 $16 $25 $42 $40 $36 $88 $113 $153 $150 $44 $134 $129 $170 $190 $202 $206 $210 $207 $211
Materials $99 $58 $115 $81 $60 $63 $124 $133 $117 $114 $130 $171 $116 $186 $308 $173 $144 $96 $138 $112
Third Party $254 $180 $239 $233 $277 $227 $186 $204 $320 $329 $494 $329 $508 $660 $528 $693 $743 $746 $845 $805
Total Direct $140 $247 $379 $353 $371 $317 $388 $438 $586 $588 $658 $603 $711 $790 $845 $1,068 $1,092 $1,007 $1,190 $1,128
Burden $52 $65 $126 $186 $178 $160 $173 $261 $385 $413 $107 $133 $137 $86 $92 $98 $101 $107 $109 $123
Aircraft Ownership $743 $826 $831 $674 $570 $588 $599 $594 $528 $498 $585 $693 $824 $968 $1,031 $1,000 $772 $710 $600 $446
Rentals $422 $617 $637 $452 $374 $302 $252 $259 $170 $157 $297 $592 $684 $767 $809 $850 $772 $710 $600 $446
Depreciation and Amortization $322 $209 $194 $222 $196 $286 $347 $335 $358 $341 $288 $101 $141 $201 $223 $150 $0 $0 $0 $0
Other -$26 $11 $11 $12 $26 $48 $57 $8 $13 $10 -$14 -$2 $0 -$1 $0 $51 $209 $263 $291 $535
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet                 8               11               12               13               12               15               16               20               19               19               19               19                19                19                21                26                26        26           28           31           -             -  
Seats Per Departure             214             211             208             200             200             213             230             232             230             233             233             233              247              250              253              253              252      253         254         257           -             -  
Average Stage Length          2,129          2,356          2,795          3,206          3,570          3,477          3,349          2,709          3,033          2,929          2,962          2,931            3,101            3,374            3,314            3,292            3,402   3,443      3,264      3,138           -             -  
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour          1,318          1,411          1,440          1,598          1,140          5,282          1,800          1,647          1,688          1,699          1,646          1,674            1,682            1,670            1,659            1,707            1,701   1,702      1,700      1,716           -             -  
Load Factor 71.6% 73.2% 77.1% 77.5% 78.5% 79.1% 73.1% 78.9% 79.2% 81.5% 80.8% 78.8% 77.4% 78.1% 78.0% 80.1% 80.3% 79.2% 81.0% 74.8%
Daily Utilization per Aircraft
Block Hours           12.49          12.07          12.56          12.54          14.63          14.60          16.80          12.79          12.86          13.00          12.90          12.96            12.95            12.51            12.09            12.02            12.20   12.35      12.47      11.79           -             -  
Airborne Hours          11.48          11.14          11.59          11.59          13.56          13.52          15.49          11.66          12.70          13.05          12.95          13.29            13.02            12.38            11.27            11.12            11.33   11.50      11.52      10.91           -             -  
Departures            2.63            2.32            2.06            1.81            1.91            1.94            2.32            2.15            1.97            2.05            2.00            2.02             1.91             1.72             1.68             1.70             1.66     1.67        1.77        1.73           -             -  
  Total Fleet $2,121 $2,378 $2,493 $2,277 $2,488 $2,708 $3,086 $3,018 $2,983 $2,949 $3,085 $5,920 $5,422 $4,885 $3,647 $4,128 $4,903 $5,022 $4,861 $4,898    
(Ex Fuel) $1,670 $1,829 $1,964 $1,877 $2,033 $1,941 $2,386 $2,399 $2,225 $1,983 $1,592 $2,985 $2,714 $2,159 $2,178 $2,175 $2,160 $2,194 $2,136 $2,257
Pilots $668 $757 $808 $761 $836 $799 $938 $1,047 $878 $728 $482 $822 $738 $569 $567 $559 $554 $564 $570 $786
Salaries and Wages $442 $469 $468 $478 $472 $436 $545 $543 $510 $396 $310 $545 $471 $373 $373 $367 $363 $397 $401 $557
Pilot Training $41 $37 $34 $46 $93 $102 $98 $80 $35 $31 $32 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Benefits and Payroll Taxes $157 $222 $277 $204 $231 $224 $257 $391 $305 $273 $114 $238 $221 $160 $160 $157 $156 $131 $132 $183
Per Diem/ Personnel $29 $29 $29 $33 $40 $38 $38 $34 $29 $28 $27 $39 $47 $35 $34 $35 $36 $37 $37 $46
Purchased Goods $500 $623 $595 $460 $514 $828 $767 $690 $822 $1,032 $1,561 $3,042 $2,796 $2,790 $1,523 $2,009 $2,804 $2,893 $2,786 $2,705
Fuel/Oil $451 $549 $528 $400 $455 $767 $700 $619 $759 $966 $1,493 $2,935 $2,708 $2,726 $1,469 $1,953 $2,742 $2,828 $2,725 $2,641
Insurance $18 $18 $12 $8 $4 $4 $13 $22 $15 $13 $13 $7 $4 $3 $3 $4 $4 $4 $3 $6
Other (inc. Tax) $32 $56 $55 $52 $55 $58 $54 $49 $48 $53 $54 $100 $83 $62 $51 $52 $58 $60 $58 $58
Maintenance $492 $514 $567 $577 $617 $594 $719 $689 $741 $662 $528 $1,060 $1,016 $871 $864 $858 $872 $878 $851 $876
Labor $65 $48 $46 $53 $58 $59 $135 $126 $116 $98 $46 $195 $182 $169 $190 $203 $206 $211 $207 $212
Materials $86 $88 $134 $119 $125 $105 $115 $85 $81 $65 $51 $158 $103 $98 $110 $91 $96 $70 $76 $64
Third Party $150 $161 $163 $173 $179 $176 $210 $200 $259 $243 $304 $555 $600 $555 $522 $496 $504 $501 $461 $487
Total Direct $289 $295 $339 $335 $357 $337 $453 $400 $447 $397 $394 $898 $857 $784 $771 $760 $770 $771 $741 $753
Burden $206 $220 $228 $243 $260 $260 $266 $289 $294 $265 $138 $162 $159 $87 $92 $98 $101 $107 $109 $123
Aircraft Ownership $457 $476 $517 $471 $488 $474 $614 $596 $536 $519 $511 $998 $876 $655 $693 $670 $549 $550 $493 $331
Rentals $300 $333 $320 $304 $325 $311 $420 $432 $417 $417 $423 $903 $787 $572 $586 $578 $549 $550 $493 $331
Depreciation and Amortization $157 $143 $197 $167 $163 $164 $193 $163 $119 $102 $87 $95 $89 $84 $108 $93 $0 $0 $0 $0
Other $3 $7 $5 $8 $33 $12 $48 -$4 $6 $7 $3 -$3 -$3 $0 $0 $31 $124 $137 $161 $200
Indicies
Aircraft In Fleet             379             391             385             370             382             397             307             305             276             289             287             239              262              359              352              343              339      342         344         342           -             -  
Seats Per Departure             131             133             134             134             135             138             144             153             154             153             150             160              162              157              158              162              162      165         167         171           -             -  
Average Stage Length             563             580             592             597             616             639             667             685             762             782             777             859              880              955              972              981              990   1,004      1,015      1,025           -             -  
Gallons of Fuel Per Block Hour             785             837             834             832             837          1,062             874             898             914             907             868             936              926              884              879              900              905      916         919         937           -             -  
Load Factor 64.9% 68.5% 71.4% 72.8% 70.2% 70.4% 68.9% 71.0% 73.3% 75.0% 75.1% 78.2% 80.0% 81.7% 81.9% 82.4% 83.7% 84.1% 84.9% 83.0%
Daily Utilization per Aircraft
Block Hours             9.71            9.03            9.31            9.42            9.46          10.07          12.32            9.71            9.47            9.41            9.64            9.48             9.83             9.86             9.47             9.52             9.78     9.60        9.91      10.01           -             -  
Airborne Hours            8.20            7.48            7.72            7.77            7.74            8.18          10.01            7.90            9.05            9.45            9.69            9.42             9.89             9.54             7.99             8.03             8.24     8.14        8.34        8.45           -             -  
Departures            5.77            5.18            5.24            5.25            5.09            5.20            6.18            4.83            4.35            4.28            4.38            3.98             3.99             3.79             3.59             3.60             3.65     3.59        3.66        3.66           -             -  
Note: Shaded data means data appear questionable.