Reported Operations and Costs of More Than 500 Wide-body Aircraft

Wide-body Jet Costs and Operations - 12 Months Ended March 2017


 

 

 

 

The US wide-body fleet averages 260 seats per departure with a 3,991 mile stage length. Each plane, on average, operates 11.8 hours per day and makes 1.4 departures per day.


 

 

 

Cost Per Block Hour (US$)

Aircraft Carrier Crew Fuel AC Cost Mx Insur. Other Total
Widebodies $1,768 $2,957 $761 $1,339 $3 $376 $7,205
767-300/ER United $1,556 $2,445 $198 $1,051 $2 $555 $5,806
767-300/ER American $1,540 $2,191 $1,055 $1,378 $4 $84 $6,253
787-800 United $1,977 $2,414 $1 $673 $4 $825 $5,893
767-300/ER Delta $1,549 $2,329 $624 $846 $3 $26 $5,377
787-800 American $1,944 $2,475 $1,303 $1,756 $5 $94 $7,577
A330-200 Delta $1,856 $2,868 $637 $866 $3 $27 $6,257
767-400 United $1,504 $2,594 $153 $1,170 $1 $678 $6,101
767-400 Delta $1,610 $2,602 $631 $857 $3 $27 $5,731
787-900 United $2,084 $2,657 $1 $766 $0 $860 $6,368
A330-200 American $1,808 $2,430 $828 $1,698 $5 $77 $6,845
777-200 American $2,326 $3,531 $1,573 $2,091 $6 $131 $9,657
767-300/ER Hawaiian $1,023 $2,212 $3,864 $1,877 $12 $200 $9,188
777-200 United $1,719 $3,362 $392 $1,592 -- $879 $7,944
787-900 American $2,659 $2,884 $1,553 $2,350 $5 $108 $9,558
A330-300 American $2,082 $2,679 $950 $1,951 $5 $89 $7,757
777-200 Delta $1,949 $3,566 $642 $871 $3 $27 $7,058
A330-200 Hawaiian $1,019 $2,476 $1,460 $1,530 $17 $88 $6,590
A330-300 Delta $1,611 $2,889 $628 $854 $3 $27 $6,012
777-300 American $2,555 $3,917 $1,722 $2,300 $7 $150 $10,651
747-400 United $2,110 $5,255 $196 $2,011 $1 $2,496 $12,070
747-400 Delta $1,876 $5,346 $634 $861 $3 $26 $8,746
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Cost Per ASM (US Cents)

Aircraft Carrier Crew Fuel AC Cost Mx Insur. Other Total
Widebodies 1.40 2.35 0.60 1.06 0.00 0.30 5.72
767-300/ER United 1.63 2.56 0.21 1.10 0.00 0.58 6.08
767-300/ER American 1.64 2.33 1.12 1.47 0.00 0.09 6.66
787-800 United 1.80 2.20 0.00 0.61 0.00 0.75 5.36
767-300/ER Delta 1.52 2.28 0.61 0.83 0.00 0.03 5.27
787-800 American 1.71 2.18 1.15 1.55 0.00 0.08 6.67
A330-200 Delta 1.61 2.49 0.55 0.75 0.00 0.02 5.43
767-400 United 1.30 2.24 0.13 1.01 0.00 0.59 5.28
767-400 Delta 1.37 2.21 0.54 0.73 0.00 0.02 4.87
787-900 United 1.59 2.03 0.00 0.59 0.00 0.66 4.87
A330-200 American 1.55 2.08 0.71 1.45 0.00 0.07 5.87
777-200 American 1.87 2.84 1.27 1.68 0.00 0.11 7.77
767-300/ER Hawaiian 0.87 1.88 3.28 1.60 0.01 0.17 7.81
777-200 United 1.24 2.42 0.28 1.15 0.00 0.63 5.72
787-900 American 1.84 2.00 1.08 1.63 0.00 0.07 6.62
A330-300 American 1.55 1.99 0.71 1.45 0.00 0.07 5.77
777-200 Delta 1.32 2.41 0.43 0.59 0.00 0.02 4.77
A330-200 Hawaiian 0.75 1.82 1.07 1.13 0.01 0.07 4.85
A330-300 Delta 1.15 2.06 0.45 0.61 0.00 0.02 4.28
777-300 American 1.66 2.54 1.12 1.49 0.00 0.10 6.90
747-400 United 1.10 2.74 0.10 1.05 0.00 1.30 6.28
747-400 Delta 0.99 2.81 0.33 0.45 0.00 0.01 4.59
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Indicies and Monthly Ownership Cost

Aircraft Carrier Fleet Stage Length Seats GPH Monthly Rentals Monthly Dep. Monthly AC Ownership
Widebodies 504 3,991 260 1,976 $124,188 $130,011 $254,199
767-300/ER United 35 3,684 201 1,602 $27,341 -- $27,341
767-300/ER American 36 2,663 208 1,493 $162,343 $136,640 $298,983
787-800 United 12 4,391 219 1,575 $220 -- $220
767-300/ER Delta 66 3,376 220 1,553 $41,489 $181,936 $223,424
787-800 American 18 5,481 225 1,668 $244,486 $207,370 $451,856
A330-200 Delta 11 5,087 234 1,908 $41,464 $182,138 $223,602
767-400 United 16 3,673 242 1,714 $49,128 -- $49,128
767-400 Delta 21 4,014 245 1,733 $44,367 $195,065 $239,432
787-900 United 18 6,128 252 1,751 $239 -- $239
A330-200 American 15 2,971 253 1,709 $141,432 $124,992 $266,424
777-200 American 47 4,165 255 2,387 $246,758 $208,616 $455,374
767-300/ER Hawaiian 8 2,506 259 1,498 $448,785 $559,417 $1,008,202
777-200 United 74 4,425 279 2,219 $108,513 -- $108,513
787-900 American 1 5,241 285 1,774 $265,574 $237,136 $502,710
A330-300 American 9 3,637 286 1,884 $165,131 $146,216 $311,347
777-200 Delta 18 5,577 291 2,372 $45,094 $199,202 $244,296
A330-200 Hawaiian 23 3,170 292 1,700 $370,267 $169,509 $539,775
A330-300 Delta 29 4,012 293 1,921 $47,127 $207,800 $254,926
777-300 American 20 4,887 310 2,658 $369,872 $312,881 $682,753
747-400 United 20 5,815 374 3,472 $46,544 -- $46,544
747-400 Delta 8 5,274 376 3,573 $38,630 $167,992 $206,622
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Average Daily Aircraft Utilization

Aircraft Carrier Ops BHs RPMs ASMs Load Factor
Widebodies 1.4 11.8 1,204,281 1,484,927 81.1%
767-300/ER United 1.4 10.6 750,318 1,007,861 74.4%
767-300/ER American 1.6 9.7 701,378 906,850 77.3%
787-800 United 1.4 12.3 1,096,522 1,349,929 81.2%
767-300/ER Delta 1.7 12.4 1,048,996 1,267,075 82.8%
787-800 American 1.1 11.8 1,103,687 1,342,070 82.2%
A330-200 Delta 1.2 12.2 1,175,470 1,399,914 84.0%
767-400 United 1.4 10.6 934,729 1,223,838 76.4%
767-400 Delta 1.6 13.1 1,251,496 1,547,030 80.9%
787-900 United 1.1 13.0 1,382,931 1,698,021 81.4%
A330-200 American 1.7 11.0 940,604 1,278,082 73.6%
777-200 American 1.2 9.9 970,074 1,225,626 79.1%
767-300/ER Hawaiian 1.6 8.6 863,549 1,009,263 85.6%
777-200 United 1.4 12.7 1,415,938 1,763,378 80.3%
787-900 American 1.1 11.0 1,225,865 1,589,285 77.1%
A330-300 American 1.4 11.1 1,127,704 1,497,489 75.3%
777-200 Delta 1.2 13.2 1,718,708 1,952,841 88.0%
A330-200 Hawaiian 1.9 12.8 1,487,766 1,738,576 85.6%
A330-300 Delta 1.7 14.1 1,686,822 1,975,471 85.4%
777-300 American 1.4 13.5 1,643,202 2,083,746 78.9%
747-400 United 0.9 10.0 1,536,801 1,926,897 79.8%
747-400 Delta 1.1 11.3 1,904,788 2,149,047 88.6%
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