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Aviation: Fuels

Volume 475: debated on Friday 16 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how much aviation fuel she estimates has been used in the UK in each year from 1997 to date. (206171)

Aviation fuel consumption in the UK for each year from 1997 to 2006 is shown in the table as follows.

All aviation fuels (million tonnes)

1997

8.45

1998

9.28

1999

9.98

2000

10.86

2001

10.67

2002

10.57

2003

10.81

2004

11.69

2005

12.55

2006

12.69

Note:

Aviation fuels = aviation turbine fuel and aviation spirit.

Source:

Transport Statistics Great Britain, Table 3.1