Cost of Weight – Storkjet’s Tip

What will you learn from this article?

  • How expensive can be inaccurate fuel planning?
  • What is the cost of extra 100kg of fuel on board?

Did you know how expensive inaccurate fuel planning can be?
Keep on reading this first post from StorkJet’s Tips series to find out!

Using FuelPro,  you can check the impact of every 100kg of fuel taken on board. An example is presented for the 4 most popular mid-range aircraft types.

As a first step, we focused on the accurate calculation of the extra fuel burn caused by inaccurate fuel planning. With AI fuel burn prediction models, you can check precise fuel penalties for each flight (yellow bars).
Looking at figures per flight it might not be much, however for an airline operating on 50 aircraft, during one year of operations it generates enormous additional costs (gray bars).


Figure 1. Cost of extra weight


StorkJet Tip regarding the cost of weight:
Every additional kilogram of fuel onboard matters!

StorkJet’s Tips are a series of informations shared via information channels (LinkedIn, Website) where we publish analyzes, recommendations, and other supportive materials in the area of ​​fuel efficiency. All the analyzes are prepared based on the results from StorkJet’s solutions – AdvancedAPM™ & FuelPro™.

Follow StorkJet’s Tips, save fuel, and reduce CO2 emissions!

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