The State of Airline Fuel Hedging & Risk Management highlights the current fuel hedging and risk management practices of commercial airlines across the globe.
Highlights of the Study
81% stated they are or, have previously, hedged their jet fuel price risk
76% indicated that they have an official fuel hedging policy
44% stated that the primary purpose of their hedging program is to mitigate exposure to short term price increases
39% reported that they would improve their fuel hedging program by utilizing hedging strategies which better reflect the company’s risk tolerance and hedging goals