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					  The State of Airline Fuel
Hedging & Risk Management
                     Executive Summary

The State of Airline Fuel Hedging & Risk Management is the result of a
study conducted to reveal the current state of fuel hedging and risk
management among commercial airlines.

The most noteworthy finding of the study is that, while the majority of
airlines are hedging their fuel price risk, nearly half stated that their
hedging programs should be utilizing hedging strategies which better
reflect their tolerance for risk and corporate objectives.

 81% stated they are or, have previously, hedged their jet fuel price risk

 Of those who are or have engaged in jet fuel hedging, 76% stated that
  they have an official fuel hedging policy

 When asked about the primary purpose of their fuel hedging program,
  44% stated that it is to protect against short term price increases

 Swaps and call options are the most popular hedging instruments
  utilized among study participants

 82% stated that they currently have fuel hedges in place

 When asked how they could most improve their fuel hedging program,
  39% stated that they could do so by utilizing hedging strategies which
  better reflect the company’s risk tolerance and hedging goals
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www.mercatusenergy.com/state-of-airline-fuel-hedging
        Mercatus Energy Advisors
Mercatus Energy Advisors is the leading, independent energy hedging &
risk management advisory firm.

Our client base includes energy consumers, marketers, producers, refiners,
and traders as well as financial institutions, institutional investors and
professional services firms.

For more information, please visit our website at
www.mercatusenergy.com or contact us at +1.713.970.1003.

				
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Description: The State of Airline Fuel Hedging & Risk Management reveals the current fuel hedging and risk management practices of twenty-four commercial airlines across the globe.
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