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Aircraft operating data.

                           Aircraft operating data              U.S. passenger carriers (year ending 3rd quarter)                (Unless noted, all items in U.S.$/block hour)                                    1998    1997 % chg. 767-300 Fleet (units)                      129     114  13.2% Block hours                    626,666 550,616  13.8% Avg. stage length (miles)        2,430   2,393   1.5% Crew cost                         $876    $864   1.4% Feel & oil                        $874  $1,069 -18.2% Dir. maint. labor & material      $249    $255  -2.4% Maintenance-outside & overhead    $339    $326   4.0% Possession, insurance, other    $1,072  $1,095  -2.1% Total direct cost               $3,410  $3,609  -5. … 

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