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Platts Jet Fuel

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Snapshot video

Asian airlines' hedging strategies amid volatile crude oil market -- Jet fuel accounts for as much as a third of an airlines' expenses, and the rise and fall of fuel prices can have a great impact on profitability.




Platts White Papers

Global Jet Fuel Market Summary | Q1, 2016

In this paper we provide a concise summary of the key developments and emerging trends in regional and global jet fuel markets durinng the first quarter of 2016.

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European jet fuel: turbulence ahead?

In this paper we examine the tangible impact of lower fuel prices on the European airline industry as well as the feasibility of passing along cost savings to customers. We also analyze the reasons that prevented the European airlines from realizing full benefits from lower fuel costs.

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Global Oil Markets podcast

US jet fuel industry works to pin down causes of off-spec fuel
The US jet fuel industry is facing more problems with off-spec product, leading to lots of discussion around how jet fuel is stored, mixed, shipped on pipelines and tested.



The Barrel blog

Acquisition set to increase Alaska's jet fuel buying, but still outpaced by majors: Consolidation has created some of the world's largest airlines, but the purchase of Virgin America by Alaska Air Group makes a smaller splash for jet fuel.



Platts Methodology

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Market Commentary

Jet: Group 3 Q grade trades

June 20, 2016

The usually illiquid Group 3 jet fuel, known as Q grade, was heard traded at the NYMEX July ULSD futures contract minus 10.50 cents/gal, down 1 cent from Friday and the lowest since on May 31.


"Quite a weird market for [Q} -- I hardly ever see a trade," said a trader active in the Midwest jet market. "I try and follow it [but] it just trades in bulk -- rarely, as far as I can tell."


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