ABD Cost Index

Passenger Airline Cost Index
Third Quarter 2007

(Source: DOT Form 41)
Index
(2000=100)
% of Operating
Expenses
LABOR per FTE 119.3 23.4
FUEL per gallon 284.5 26.5
AIRCRAFT RENTS & OWNERSHIP per operating seat 82.1 6.8
NON-AIRCRAFT RENTS & OWNERSHIP per enplanement 98.6 4.5
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES per ASM 113.8 8.3
FOOD & BEVERAGE per RPM 56.5 1.5
landingLANDING FEES per capacity ton landed 129.0 1.9
MAINTENANCE MATERIAL per aircraft block hour 58.9 1.5
AIRCRAFT INSURANCE as % of hull net book value 136.5 0.1
NON-AIRCRAFT INSURANCE per RPM 198.8 0.5
PASSENGER COMMISSIONS as % of passenger revenue 28.6 1.2
COMMUNICATION per enplanement 70.9 1.0
ADVERTISING & PROMOTION per RPM 61.8 0.7
UTILITIES & OFFICE SUPPLIES per FTE 96.2 0.6
TRANSPORT-RELATED per ASM 404.4 13.7
OTHER OPERATING per RTM 101.2 7.8
TOTAL OP. EXPENSES nmf 100.0
INTEREST* as % of outstanding debt 106.2 nmf
COMPOSITE (PRETAX) EXPENSES* 191.2

*Although interest is a non-operating expense, it is factored into the composite cost index to capture the role of debt in the provision of air service. It is not included in the composite cost per ASM or share of operating expenses.

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