U.S. Airline Fuel Costs Rose in Jan.: Summary

U.S. airline fuel costs rose to $4 billion in Jan. according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.

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                    Jan.      Dec.      Nov.      Oct.     Sept.      Aug.
                    2012      2011      2011      2011      2011      2011
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Total         
 Cost/gallon       $2.93     $2.76     $2.84     $2.79     $2.92     $2.91
 Consumption     1,364.0   1,351.0   1,269.7   1,338.8   1,323.2   1,464.7
 Cost (mln $)   $4,002.5  $3,730.8  $3,603.8  $3,740.5  $3,867.6  $4,257.3
Domestic      
 Cost/gallon       $2.96     $2.77     $2.90     $2.82     $2.97     $2.93
 Consumption       865.5     914.0     859.9     895.0     870.1     956.6
 Cost (mln $)   $2,561.3  $2,533.0  $2,489.9  $2,522.6  $2,587.7  $2,802.8
International 
 Cost/gallon       $2.89     $2.74     $2.72     $2.74     $2.82     $2.86
 Consumption       498.6     437.0     409.7     443.7     453.1     508.1
 Cost (mln $)   $1,441.2  $1,197.8  $1,113.9  $1,217.9  $1,280.0  $1,454.4
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NOTE: For all U.S. carriers, tracks all scheduled carriers. Current
month’s data is preliminary.

SOURCE: Bureau of Transportation Statistics http://www.bts.gov

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