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Kourtney Porter106204219/16/16Direct Operating Cost and PricingFuel Costs- Most times this is split into two components. Fuel price and efficiency. This is a fixed cost. This is determined upon the price per gallon. This changes depending on the price per barrel but this is fixed to price per gallon when the fuel is purchased for the aircraft. Capital Costs – A combination of depreciation and rental costs. This also includes interest charges on loans which is a non-operating costs. The depreciation depends on the airline depreciation policy that determines the period over which the aircraft are depreciated and the residual value of the asset at the end of this period. This is a variable. Because this involves