How much do airlines pay for jet fuel?
For example, how many gallons of jet
fuel does an average 767 or DC10 need
to fly from NY to LA? Divide the cost of
the jet fuel by the number of seats
(standard configuration) and how much
does each passenger pay for the fuel
For comparison in an automobile...
Last year, my girlfriend and I drove
NY - LA - SF - Chicago - NY...
Total mileage: 6300+ miles
Totl fuel cost: $455 (288 gallons of
This was in a MB E320 with V6 engine...
Of course, there additional costs such
as wear and tear, toll, etc, etc......