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Aircraft operating data.(Statistical Data Included)

                           Aircraft operating data               US passenger carriers (year ending 2nd quarter)                 Unless noted, all items in US$/block hour)                                   1999    1998 % chg. Fokker Fleet (units)                      115     115   0.0% Block hours                    354,488 353,931   0.2% Avg. Stage length (miles)          497     511  -2.7% Crew cost                         $725    $696   4.2% Fuel & oil                        $291    $351 -17.1% Dir. maint. labor & material      $107    $179 -40.2% Maintenance-outside & overhead    $446    $351  27.1% Possession, insurance, other      $459    $458   0.2% Total direct cost               $2,028  $2,035  -0. … 

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