When the aircraft is put under management with an operator, the management fees are part of the contract concluded between the owner and the manager, in addition to the operational costs.
The operating costs of an aircraft are numerous and diverse. Among these, it is necessary to differentiate between variable costs, fixed costs and periodic costs. To which are added the costs of the crew and the costs of the infrastructure.
Spare parts and necessary fluids.
Various trip fees (landing fees, catering, handling, travel expenses of the crew).
Premiums of the all risks hull insurance.
Premiums of thethird-party and passenger liability insurance.
Costs of various services (weather, flight charts...).
Refurbishment of the cabin.
Modernisation, modification, improvement of the aircraft, the engines, the avionics.
Costs of the crew
Salaries of the pilot and co-pilot.
Salaries of the potential cabin crew.
Training and continuing training for the pilot, co-pilot and cabin crew.