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 US FUEL COST AND CONSUMPTION August 2003                       Total               Cost/      chg.       chg.                     gallons    03/02    gallon       mo.        yr. Type of operation    (000)    % chg.   (cents) *  (cents) *  (cents) *  Total domestic     1,146,382   -0.9%    82.8       4.4        14.9  Total int'l          401,804  -11.9%    84.0       1.7        10.1  System total       1,548,186   -4.0%    83.1       3.6         9.8  Source: US DOT  * Does not include taxes, into-plane fees, or expenses associated with hedging programs. Based an last carrier submissions, the gallons used above represent 99.9% of the total consumption by Major, National and large Regional carriers.  AIRCRAFT VALUES  Aircraft      Year Built    2003 *   2008 **   2013 **   2018 **  ATR 42-500       1998       $5.81     $5.03     $3.60     $2.33 ATR 12-500       1998       $8.14     $6.31     $4.51     $2.91 DHC-8-400        2000      $10.85     $8.54     $6.31     $4.26 Fokker 50        1992       $2.48     $2.38     $1.51     $0.85 Saab 340B        1993       $1.93     $1.54     $0.99     $0.58  Values assume State 3 aircraft  * Current Market Value--Most likely trading price under current market, 2003=NEW conditions, rounded to nearest US$ millions.  ** Future Base Value--value in a balanced market, inflated at 2.5% p.a., rounded to nearest US $ millions.  Source: AVITAS, Inc.  AIRCRAFT DATA                           ATR42                ATR72  MTOW, 000#s            36.8-41.0            47.5-48.5 Engine Types           PW120 165;          PW124B 103;                        PW121 100;        PW127 78; PW127F                        PW127E 79               102 # in Fleet             -300/161;-           -200/103;-                     320/104;-500/79      212/78;-500/102  # of Operators             77                   51 # on Order               -500/2              -500/11 Average Age of   Fleet, Yrs.             11.6                 7.8 Geographic   Distribution Europe                    158                  133 Africa-Middle East         37                   14 Asia-Pacific               21                   66 North America              51                   22 South America              77                   48                          ERJ-135              Saab 340  MTOW, 000#s            41.8-44.1            28.0-29.0 Engine Types          AE3007A3 117     CT7-5A2 146; CT7-9B                                                285  # in Fleet            -135ER 34;-           340A/146;                         135LR 83            340B/205;                                              340B+/80 # of Operators             14                   42 # on Order             -135ER 2;-                0 Average Age of          135LR 15   Fleet, Yrs.             2.7                  12.3 Geographic   Distribution Europe                     17                   71 Africa-Middle East          5                    3 Asia-Pacific                                    60 North America              93                  272 South America               2                   25                           Dash 8  MTOW, 000#s            36.3 -64-5 Engine Types          PW120A 248;                     PW121 41; PW123                      286; PW150 77 # in Fleet             -100/281;-                     200/94;-300/200;                         -400/77 # of Operators             87 # on Order          -100/0;-200/1;- Average Age of       300/4;-400/20   Fleet, Yrs.             9.6 Geographic   Distribution Europe                    148 Africa-Middle East         36 Asia-Pacific               92 North America             321 South America              55  Demographics as of September 2003.  Source: Aviation Specialists Group, Inc.  NON-US AIRLINE TRAFFIC--2003                            Pass.       03/02        RPKs       03/02 Airline                   (000)      % chg.       (000)      % chg.  Adria                       750         5.0     729,523         4.0 Air Baltic                  242        25.0     166,065        30.0 Air Botnia                  385         8.6     251,254        14.9 Air Caledonie               199        -0.2      33,145        -0.9 Air Canada                  --          --    9,648,000        -4.9 Air China (2)               --          --    1,642,130         -- Air France                  --          --   74,261,000         -- Air Hong Kong               --          --          --          -- Air Malta                   --          --      126,200        21.2 Air One                   3,218        22.0   2,154,447        26 Alitalia                    --          --    2,254,300         6.1 ANA                       2,295        -1.6  11,813,095        -1.7 Asiana                    8,681        -6.7  12,100,000        -7.8 Austrian **               6,441        -5.9  13,382,200        -1.6 Braathens                 3,379        -2.6   2,816,464         0.6 British Airways          30,763         3. … 

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