Airbus A321 costs

Annual budget for flying a jet

Type of cost (USD) More 200 hours per year More 400 hours per year
Direct Operating costs (DOC)    
Fuel – 5.00/gal 123816 247632
Maintenance events costs 58643 117284
Overhaul of engines costs 56515 113029
Misc Crew/Landing/Handling costs 42000 84000
Miscellaneous Variable 5250 10500
Total Direct Operating costs 286223 572446
Fixed Costs (FC)    
Cost of crew 212407 212407
Trainings of the crew costs 19586 19586
Hangar costs 23835 23835
Insurance costs 9729 9729
Manage of the jet 50400 50400
Miscellaneous costs 10457 10457
Total Fixed costs 326414 326414
Average total costs 612636 898860

The amount of flight hours of the aircraft correlates with the value of the average hourly cost of the flight.

Fixed costs.

This is a type of expense that does not depend on the number of hours you have flown. They include personnel costs, training for pilots and flight attendants, storage and basing of the aircraft and so on.

Staff and crew.

The appearance of these costs is affected by the quality indicator of the qualifications of the aircraft crew. The higher his professional level, the more he spends.

Many insurance companies require you to comply with a certain level of qualification of personnel, pilots and mechanics. This can also be an additional expense. Insurance costs may vary depending on the type of insurance and the amount of insurance.

You can hire an outsourcing company that will manage the pilots and the other crew.

You can also hire pilots yourself, but in this case you will have to monitor their professional suitability yourself.

The range of the charms greatly affects the cost of one hour of use of the aircraft. The shorter the distance, the lower the crew salary. In addition, it is necessary to take into account the cost of maintaining the crew away from the location of the aircraft.

Staff development and training also applies to fixed costs. If you use the services of outsourcing companies, then these costs can be leveled when accounting for expenses.

Location of the aircraft.

Fixed expenses are affected by the aircraft banging spot. If you prefer airfields in cities with high density, then such services will cost more.

Fuel.

Fuel costs will depend on the location of your aircraft. As a rule, you will purchase it at your airport. In case you buy in bulk with fuel cards, your expenses can be significantly reduced.

Maintenance.

Scheduled activities can be predicted in advance by you and included in the fixed costs. Unlike unscheduled work that can increase maintenance costs. If you hire a manager of a large aircraft maintenance management company, you can reduce costs by using their technical base.

Engine overhaul.

This type of cost can be timed. You will transfer to the special fund a certain amount of money for further repair of engines, and when the time comes, this background will cover your expenses for major repairs.