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Video: ‘Fuel tankering’

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This week’s video describes fuel tankering, what it is and how it works. Watch the video to find out.

Try to answer the following questions about the video and come back on Monday for the answers.

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

  1. What does fuel tankering mean?
  2. What’s the disadvantage of fuel tankering?
  3. If tankering is performed for a flight, why is contingency, alternate and final reserve fuel not an issue for the first flight?
  4. According to the flight plan shown, what’s the ‘cost’ of carrying the extra fuel?
  5. Why is tankering advantageous to airlines?

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