aircraft utilization rate

aircraft utilization rate

Normally for transport and commercial aircraft, it is the average number of hours that an aircraft is actually in flight during each 24-h period or per month. For combat aircraft, the reckoning period is a month instead of 24 h (i.e., hours flown per aircraft per month). However, some air forces use the number of sorties instead of hours.
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The 1997 retirement of the medium-attack bomber, the A-6E Intruder, coupled with the Hornet's participation in three subsequent wars has caused a higher-than-anticipated aircraft utilization rate.
The Company said, "Taking advantage of the continuing favorable macro-economic environment in the PRC, the Group has managed to raise its passenger load factor by increasing its carrying capacity, optimizing its route networks, raising its aircraft utilization rate, improving its service quality, and optimizing its revenue management.
Figure 2-6: Midsize & Small Aircraft Utilization Rate (Hours/Day), 2010-2012
9% on the international market) due to: (I) the maintenance of a longer average flight stage; (ii) high productivity, with an aircraft utilization rate of around 13.
8% on the international market), driven by the combined effect of: (i) high productivity, with an aircraft utilization rate of around 13.
9%, thanks to high productivity, with an aircraft utilization rate of around 13.
4% due to high productivity, with an aircraft utilization rate of more than 12.
3 years average), Mexicana has one of the highest levels of on-time performance in the industry, with 90 percent of its flights operating on time, and an aircraft utilization rate of 11.
We continued to provide a high level of expansion flying for the Air Mobility Command (AMC), signed two new commercial customers, and generated strong operational results, evidenced by a nearly 16 percent rise in block hours and an efficient aircraft utilization rate of 9.
With an average annual aircraft utilization rate of 4,000 hours, winglets are expected to reduce the fuel burn of Alaska's Boeing 737s by 120,000 gallons, or 3.
It also finds aircraft utilization rates still below the pre-crisis levels.
Gone are the days of setting up formulas or database-type queries to calculate cost per sortie or gallons per flying hour or to research aircraft utilization rates.
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