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Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by Glink2018(m): 9:39pm On Sep 13, 2018
1kingwriter:
Boeing takes about 396 passengers
Each paying €493

If you add it up, a full flight nets about - N93. 7 million

Bros, the N12 million cost of fuel na change oooo

12 million no be change o! More than 10% ROI for fuel?
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by Innobee99(m): 9:46pm On Sep 13, 2018
Wize1:


No it's not!
And they haven't stopped?







Wise people stops what doesn't bring profits
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by Newboss(m): 9:47pm On Sep 13, 2018
oriewanbe:

Something is wrong about the assumptions. How can an aeroplane contain two tankers worth of fuel? Some planes don't stop till they get to London from Nigeria in case we are talking of refuelling.
Just Google the maximum fuel capacity of 747 and you will be shocked angry
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by olufalaye: 9:49pm On Sep 13, 2018
DaddyNimo:

send me your school account number, I'll pay the fees for you myself.

Thanks for this sir but the school do not have account details, we pay through the school micro finance bank. I will appreciate if u can confirm this through my school login details to see my portal
Am seriously saying the truth sir, let me. Send you my details and confirm
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by godox2(m): 9:50pm On Sep 13, 2018
Teewhy2:
That brings the total cost of fuel to travel from Lagos to London to ₦12,039,630.24

Na wa oooh, this multiply with the go come of Baba for medical treatment.

One go come is ₦12,039,630.24 *2= ₦ 24,079,260.5
Average Salary for new graduate ₦50,000
Number of new graduate salary spent on one go come
₦ 24,079,260.5/₦50,000= 481.58521
That's 481 graduate salary for transport fare.
I know the fuel for the presidential jet will be definitely different maybe lesser than this

Have mercy on Baba now, his Aircraft in not 747 with 4 engines and a capacity of 525 Passangers.
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by godox2(m): 9:52pm On Sep 13, 2018
JayKayMaybachz:
Omo eh.. Plane dhey gulp fuel gaaan

2 tankers of petrol naim plane dhey use nii. Nawa oo

So na wetin Buhari dey burn..

Going to US takes roughly 4tankers
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by Tats(m): 9:57pm On Sep 13, 2018
Newboss:
Just Google the maximum fuel capacity of 747 and you will be shocked angry

A380 fuel capacity is even larger. 323,500 liters. That is about 11 tankers. You can’t fuel it using tankers. You have to use dispensers.

https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-fuel-capacity-of-an-Airbus-A380
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by jcflex(m): 9:59pm On Sep 13, 2018
Donald3d:
I have been very inquisitive about air travel lately. This took me on a journey to actually find out how much it costs to fuel planes.
In this article, we would be using a Boeing 747 as reference and data (cost of aviation fuel) provided by IATA (International Air Transport Association).We would be calculating how much fuel would be consumed on a flight from Lagos (MMA) to London (Heathrow).
First, let’s get some parameters right

Distance between the two airports :
Approx. 5,006 Km

Time taken for the journey :
6 hours 35 mins , which is equal to 395 mins

Cost of aviation fuel :

According to IATA, it costs 211.23 cts/gal
cts/gal is a term used in aviation,it means cents per gallon.
Lets convert this figure to ₦/litre
Lets use 360 per $
One dollar is 100 cents
211.23 cents = 2.11 dollars
To Naira = ₦759.6
This figure is per gallon
1 Gallon is approx. 3.79 litres
That means its costs ₦759.6 per 3.79 litres
That gives us ₦200.42 per litre

Quantity of fuel used for the journey :
The Boeing 747 uses about 12 litres per kilometre
Remember we are travelling 5,006 Km
That’s 60,072 litres consumed from Lagos to London
Let’s covert that to Naira
Remember it costs ₦200.42 per litre
That brings the total cost of fuel to travel from Lagos to London to ₦12,039,630.24!!

Noticed any error ?
Kindly indicate.
And don’t forget to share !!


https://autojosh.com/this-is-what-it-costs-to-fuel-a-plane-from-lagos-to-london/


This your calculations is a lay man calculation.

fuel consumption in plane are quite diff from what you have in vehicles.

for aircraft the specific gravity of the fuel will be put into consideration as the SG varies from 0.7750 - 0.8400.
the lighter it is. the faster the rate of combustion and the more fuel it use.
if the SG is heavier close to 0.8400 the rate of combustion will be slower.
thou most pilot do ther calculations on an average basis having a tolerance allowance on bth side.
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by deolu2000(m): 10:03pm On Sep 13, 2018
IYANGBALI:
No wonder to travel by air is very expenses. Only reach people like us can avoid to travel by air
Exactly, reach people like you avoid the travel expenses easily
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by ntyce(m): 10:06pm On Sep 13, 2018
For those doing calculation, thinking airlines are making super profit.
It's a lie....
You are yet to factor the cost of the aircraft, salaries, ground cost to the airport, Licenses etc

Only Ethiopian Airlines is profitable in Africa and only 40% of airlines declare profit from operations.
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by NamelessOGBENI(m): 10:08pm On Sep 13, 2018
IYANGBALI:
No wonder to travel by air is very expenses. Only reach people like us can avoid to travel by air
Rich people indeed!

Reach people with their expenses!

Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by lonelydora: 10:09pm On Sep 13, 2018
IYANGBALI:
No wonder to travel by air is very expenses. Only reach people like us can avoid to travel by air

afford

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Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by ridbell01(m): 10:10pm On Sep 13, 2018
psucc:
But it is still cheap compared to Lagos to Uyo by road. This is the one that affects the ordinary Nigerian.

Our President will not mind going 20times a month. He has already spent more times on wings than in his office.
Diezani do spent her weekend in London then
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by waliya(m): 10:26pm On Sep 13, 2018
Its very cheap because boeing 747 carry almost up to 500 to 600 passenger when you divide that rate by 500 people it cost almost N24000 only
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by shawlar(m): 10:28pm On Sep 13, 2018
emmy9500:
The Boeing 747 will take an average of 500 passenger and average price of flight to London from Lagos is ₦200,000. That means the airline operator's makes ₦100,000,000 from a flight ,when fuel and maintenance costs have been removed I believe they will still make huge profit


axponline:
It takes approximately 80-90 passengers on that route to cover fuel costs. I have used approximations which may be off here and there. Pardon me.
one way ticket price .. aprox $400 = N144,000 @360 to 1
number of passengers to cover cost of fuel = 12,500,000/144,000 approx 87.

i.e it takes 87 passengers paying $400 each to cover the 12.5m for fuel.
Typically, a full load for a 747 is about 300 passengers.
Therefore, a full load on that route will generate 300 * 144,000 = N 43,200,000

There is money to be made if an airline is run efficiently and continues to attract satisfied customers.

1kingwriter:
Boeing takes about 396 passengers
Each paying €493

If you add it up, a full flight nets about - N93. 7 million

Bros, the N12 million cost of fuel na change oooo


You all are forgetting all the extra costs the airlines incurr; landing fees, ground crew salaries, air crew salaries, food, maintenance, insurance, airport handling charges etc etc... All in thousands of dollars.!! Let’s not even add the initial costs of buying or leasing the aircraft.
Airlines all over the world struggle to make profits, in fact most of them are in debt and are just keeping their heads above waters

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Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by iluvdonjazzy: 10:34pm On Sep 13, 2018
Donald3d:
I have been very inquisitive about air travel lately. This took me on a journey to actually find out how much it costs to fuel planes.
In this article, we would be using a Boeing 747 as reference and data (cost of aviation fuel) provided by IATA (International Air Transport Association).We would be calculating how much fuel would be consumed on a flight from Lagos (MMA) to London (Heathrow).
First, let’s get some parameters right

Distance between the two airports :
Approx. 5,006 Km

Time taken for the journey :
6 hours 35 mins , which is equal to 395 mins

Cost of aviation fuel :

According to IATA, it costs 211.23 cts/gal
cts/gal is a term used in aviation,it means cents per gallon.
Lets convert this figure to ₦/litre
Lets use 360 per $
One dollar is 100 cents
211.23 cents = 2.11 dollars
To Naira = ₦759.6
This figure is per gallon
1 Gallon is approx. 3.79 litres
That means its costs ₦759.6 per 3.79 litres
That gives us ₦200.42 per litre

Quantity of fuel used for the journey :
The Boeing 747 uses about 12 litres per kilometre
Remember we are travelling 5,006 Km
That’s 60,072 litres consumed from Lagos to London
Let’s covert that to Naira
Remember it costs ₦200.42 per litre
That brings the total cost of fuel to travel from Lagos to London to ₦12,039,630.24!!

Noticed any error ?
Kindly indicate.
And don’t forget to share !!


https://autojosh.com/this-is-what-it-costs-to-fuel-a-plane-from-lagos-to-london/
that's lie, a plain cannot be flying with 60 thousand litters of fuel
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by brenister10: 10:37pm On Sep 13, 2018
IYANGBALI:
No wonder to travel by air is very expenses. Only reach people like us can avoid to travel by air

Iyan see as you murder English
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by bluefilm: 10:38pm On Sep 13, 2018
I like your straight forward calculations.

Let me quickly check into my Professor Cuthbert Calculus mode and see if I could invent solar powered batteries for Boeings so that they will have no need for fuel anymore.

It will take a lot of calculations so please help me tell Captain Haddock that I don't need any of his Blistering Barnacles bleating anywhere around me in the days to come.
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by legibow: 10:39pm On Sep 13, 2018
That's what happen when rat makes ur office unstayable
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by Rindo69: 10:43pm On Sep 13, 2018
What weight basis are you using? Fuel consumption is a function of weight so are you assuming a fully laden aircraft? Note that before takeoff , there is a weight calculation done to determine how much fuel to take on ... I think.

Secondly, 747 are rarely used for Nigeria to London route , the 777 has better fuel economy is the common craft used in this route.
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by bmos(m): 10:54pm On Sep 13, 2018
psucc:
But it is still cheap compared to Lagos to Uyo by road. This is the one that affects the ordinary Nigerian.

Our President will not mind going 20times a month. He has already spent more times on wings than in his office.

Man! Tell us how you can make progress in life by the way you look out for people around you to blame? Develop a positive life style and remove grudges from your mind.
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by Donald3d(m): 11:05pm On Sep 13, 2018
iluvdonjazzy:
that's lie, a plain cannot be flying with 60 thousand litters of fuel
A Boeing 747 can carry 48,445 gallons ( 183,380 liters) of fuel in a labyrinth of tanks so large that people can actually walk and crawl inside them.
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by beatcoins(m): 11:06pm On Sep 13, 2018
olufalaye:


Thanks for this sir but the school do not have account details, we pay through the school micro finance bank. I will appreciate if u can confirm this through my school login details to see my portal
Am seriously saying the truth sir, let me. Send you my details and confirm
school login portal. Paste it here, if there's no gimmicks, I'll pay part of your fees too
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by DaddyNimo(m): 11:14pm On Sep 13, 2018
olufalaye:


Thanks for this sir but the school do not have account details, we pay through the school micro finance bank. I will appreciate if u can confirm this through my school login details to see my portal
Am seriously saying the truth sir, let me. Send you my details and confirm
baba IT gurus can forge any site abeg, I'll only pay into an official school account, ain't paying on any portal or site....send me school account or forget the matter.
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by mmmnaija: 11:33pm On Sep 13, 2018
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Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by Triangles1(m): 11:46pm On Sep 13, 2018
psucc:
But it is still cheap compared to Lagos to Uyo by road. This is the one that affects the ordinary Nigerian.

Our President will not mind going 20times a month. He already spent more times on wings than in his office.
Buhari has become toothpick for every one, even if the governor of your state is the error to the development of your state the blame will still be on Buhari.

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Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by blessedolu: 11:56pm On Sep 13, 2018
Op so you're telling me plane is using 2 tankers(33k lts per tanker) of fuel?! Haba!! Your data get k-leg abeg...Or are you deliberately lying?
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by iluvdonjazzy: 12:01am On Sep 14, 2018
Donald3d:

A Boeing 747 can carry 48,445 gallons ( 183,380 liters) of fuel in a labyrinth of tanks so large that people can actually walk and crawl inside them.
prove it please.
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by mema900: 12:37am On Sep 14, 2018
JamaicanLove:
How e come take concern me undecided

E concern u because ur *lifeless* somebori is going to london every week to go relax
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by AkWizdom(m): 12:41am On Sep 14, 2018
IYANGBALI:
No wonder to travel by air is very expenses. Only reach people like us can avoid to travel by air

exactly! "reach" people noni!!! grin grin grin
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by edupedia: 12:57am On Sep 14, 2018
LuciferCristi:
Tell Buhari it is cheaper to fly AirPeace & take Uber to LUTH.

I don't know if you're a BMC zombie like sarrki & NgeneUkwenu but stop trying to justify his needless globe-trotting.

...yaba left people plenty nairaland, i swear...like this commenter...
Re: The Cost Of Fueling A Plane From Lagos To London by donqx: 1:03am On Sep 14, 2018
hmm

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