Data Highlights

3.54M May 2021, +1.53M from 2020
38.3K May 2021, +14.7K from 2020
$109B May 2021, up $52.9B from 2020
18 June 2021, -12 from 2020
$3.06/gal June 2021, +$1.00/gal from 2020

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U.S. Airlines June 2021 Fuel Use Up 8.1% from May But Still Down 23.8% from June 2019

The Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today released U.S. airlines’ June Fuel Cost and Consumption numbers. U.S. airlines used 8.1% more fuel (1.2 billion gallons) in June 2021 than in May 2021 (1.1 billion gallons) to reach the highest monthly consumption level since February 2020 (1.3 billion gallons). June 2021 fuel consumption was more than double that of June 2020 (558 million gallons) but still 23.8% lower than in pre-pandemic June 2019 (1.6 billion gallons). The cost per gallon rose 2.0% to $2.02 per gallon in June from $1.98 in May....