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What the Cost of Airline Fuel Means to You

September 13, 2019When most people think of gas prices, they understandably focus on the price they pay for gas at the pump. Yet the price that airlines pay for fuel also impacts millions of Americans.Whether a professional travelling for business, or a family visiting relatives for the holidays, the cost of jet fuel matters because it’s a major expense for airlines and thereby directly impacts the price of an airline ticket.Airlines are transporting record numbers of passengers—78...

U.S. Drivers Consumed 71.8 Billion Gallons of Gasoline in First Half of 2016

New Federal Data Show Fuel Consumption Increased for Sixth Straight Year
WASHINGTON – American vehicles consumed 71.8 billion gallons of gasoline in the first half of the year, an increase of 3 percent over the same period a year earlier. It is the highest amount on record and the sixth consecutive increase in national gasoline consumption for the six-month period ending June 30, 2016.
The data, reported in the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) “Monthly Motor Fuel...