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5148 Miles Flight; Lowest Pr. Seat Cost?

Sat Jul 30, 2011 3:08 pm

Hi!


I’m doing researching a theoretic plan to help me pass the time.. Summer time is slow at the officeJ. I hope you will indulge me and answer a few questions;

Scenario: I would like to run a daily roundtrip route. The route would run in the winter month (26 weeks) every year. I would like to charter (or wet lease) an aircraft to do the job. The flight distance would be approximately. 5,148 miles (or 8,285 km). The aircraft would have 150 – 500 seats, the lower end of that is the best.

Question; witch type of aircraft would most likely give me the lowest pr. seat cost?
 
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RE: 5148 Miles Flight; Lowest Pr. Seat Cost?

Sat Jul 30, 2011 3:38 pm

I would guess the seat mile costs would be about

A380
773ER
772ER/A332
747
A346
A343

Bigger planes mean lower seat mile costs in general.
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RE: 5148 Miles Flight; Lowest Pr. Seat Cost?

Sat Jul 30, 2011 3:59 pm

oki, thank you  

Could anyone estimate the pr. hour (aprox 940 hours) charter cost of an A346, A343 or a 747?

The route would be LPA to EZE and LPA to GIG

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