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Aircraft operating data.

                           Aircraft operating data               US passenger carriers (year ending 4th quarter)                 (Unless noted, all items in US$/block hour)                                    1998    1997 % chg. ART 42 Fleet (units)                       81      79    2.5 Block hours                    230,310 234,271   -1.7 Avg. stage length (miles)          200     207   -3.4 Crew cost                         $156    $142    9.9 Fuel & oil                         $92    $113  -18.6 Dir. maint. labor & material      $112    $106    5.7 Maintenance-outside & overhead    $192    $163   17.8 Possession, insurance, other      $424    $383   10.7 Total direct cost                 $976    $907    7. … 

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