On July 31, 2018

How much fuel per passenger an aircraft is consuming?

Nowadays the fuel consumption is usually around 3 to 4 litres per passenger per 100 kilometers, which makes fuel the #1 cost for an airline (representing around 30% of total costs). As a result, how much fuel per passenger an aircraft is consuming is one of the most important issues in the...

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On June 27, 2018

How to set up an efficient fuel team?

Fuel costs represent a bigger share every day in airlines budgets, and this trend is unlikely to change in the near future.

 

Using this limited resource in a smarter way has become a main priority for all aircraft operators around the globe. That’s why most of them have already set up a fuel...

By Albert View More
On June 21, 2018

Airline Fuel Efficiency: How to get started?

The cost of fuel is the arch nemesis of the airline industry, and since summer 2017, crude oil prices have gone up.

 

The spike in fuel prices, generally airlines' biggest cost, is quickly eroding carriers' profits and jeopardizing their development.

Using this limited resource in a smarter way...

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On June 12, 2018

How to track your APU fuel burn on ground?

Many airlines are replacing their fleet for cleaner aircraft, that’s great news for a greener aviation!

 

 

Indeed, engines are much more fuel efficient on newer aircraft. But if you want to improve fuel efficiency, replacing your fleet is a slow and costly transformation.

How about optimizing...

By Marina View More
On June 06, 2018

NAVBLUE signs partnership agreement with OpenAirlines

NAVBLUE signs partnership agreement with OpenAirlines for ‘best in class’ SkyBreathe® fuel efficiency solution.

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On May 31, 2018

How to (properly) compute optimized taxi fuel?

Following my previous article on why optimized taxi fuel matters, you already know that you can at the same time increase safety and reduce you fuel consumption by properly adjusting taxi fuel per departing airport, instead of using flat rates.

By Alexandre View More
On May 23, 2018

Why optimized taxi fuel should matter to you?

If you have read my previous article on the math of fuel efficiency, you certainly understand that it would be foolish not to consider a 10-20kg improvement that you could obtain on each and every flight!

By Alexandre View More
On May 16, 2018

The math of airline fuel efficiency: what's the secret formula?

Fuel prices are increasing over the last years: the graph below is worth a thousand words...

 

You probably worry about the impact on your airline costs. Indeed, fuel price trends are a real issue for airlines since fuel generally represents 30% of their costs.

 

Good news is fuel cost does not...

By Alexandre View More
On May 07, 2018

Costs excluding fuel: isn't that crazy?

Can you imagine a highly competitive industry, under very high cost pressure from new entrants and yet, which continues to publish its improvements in annual financial reports excluding one third of its costs?

By Alexandre View More
On April 17, 2018

How Cebu Pacific saved more than 11 million USD in 2017

 

Cebu Pacific is an airline based in the Philippines.

Cebu operates a 60 fleet of 44 Airbus and 16 ATR aircraft. Between 2018 and 2022, Cebu Pacific will take delivery of another 7 Airbus A321ceo, 32 Airbus A321neo, and 8 ATR 72-600 aircraft. With some 10,000 flights a month, the airline...

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