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Taking Off: The U.S. Demand for Air Travel and Jet Fuel

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  • Dermot Gately
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    Since 1965 U.S. air travel has grown three times faster than GNP. Jet fuel demand, although virtually unchanged between 1969 and 1982 because of improved efficiency in fuel use by jet aircraft, has grown 30 percent since 1982. The key question is whether fuel-efficiency improvements can keep up with the rapid growth in air travel.

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    Article provided by International Association for Energy Economics in its journal The Energy Journal.

    Volume (Year): Volume 9 (1988)
    Issue (Month): Number 4 ()
    Pages: 63-91

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    Handle: RePEc:aen:journl:1988v09-04-a05

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