For business aircraft operators, jet fuel is an important aspect of the planning stage for any international trip. You have to determine your stops, the fuel uplift amount, and so on. Getting the best jet fuel price estimate/quote and all the associated fees can be a complicated process, and it can be difficult comparing price estimates on an apples-to-apples basis.
This can be simplified with a Jet Fuel Quote Checklist like the one you can download here. It provides you with an outline of the information your fuel provider will need from you in order to give you a price estimate. Additionally, it outlines the information you should receive back from the fuel provider, such as associated fees, taxes, etc., which you can use to help identify if you are truly receiving an all-inclusive price estimate from the supplier/reseller.
Once you’ve used this checklist, please let us know what you think. Does this checklist meet your needs, or did we miss something? Share your thoughts by commenting below.
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About Christine Vamvakas
An FAA-Licensed Dispatcher, Christine Vamvakas is an expert in all areas of trip support services, including TSA Waivers, international visa requirements, aircraft fuel ranges, operations in Greece, and charter operations throughout Europe. A native of Greece, Christine is fluent in Greek and has more than a decade’s experience working in trip support services with Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. Having served as Master Trip Owner and Team Lead for Universal’s Charter Management Team, Christine has facilitated thousands of international trip legs and uses that experience in her role as Universal’s Operations Communications Manager. Christine holds a bachelor of science degree in business management and a master’s degree in business administration. Her expert commentary has been included in multiple business aviation publications. You can reach Christine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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