How much more fuel do commercial jets use when flying at night as compared to flying during the day?



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    I don’t think they require any more fuel to fly at night than they do to fly during the day. The density of the air might effect how much fuel the plane needs to use to get the necessary thrust and loft, but the presence of light should really have no effect on the overall fuel consumption (or lack of light). In researching this I did come across an interesting article: 

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