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Aircraft Archive: McDonnell Douglas MD81
Strong Demand Keeps Values Stable
The continued growth in terms of passenger traffic is translating into sustained demand for both new and used aircraft and this is helping to keep values reasonably stable even with the transition to the new types. The higher price of fuel is naturally causing operators some problems. Profits are being…

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August 6, 2018
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Larger Widebody Values Remain Under Pressure Despite the still above trend rate of traffic growth, the market for most of the larger widebodies seems less assured than for narrowbodies and inevitably values are falling at a rate sometimes greater than the long-term average of eight percent per annum. The most…

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June 25, 2018
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Market Favors New Aircraft As Fuel Rises
The market for the narrowbodies remains strong at least for the newer aircraft types largely because of the sustained above trend passenger growth. IATA reported a 7.6 percent growth in passenger traffic in February although IATA does not represent all airlines. This compares with the average of approximately 5.5 percent…

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April 30, 2018
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Stability (Mostly) for Values & Rentals as Indicators Remain Positive
Replacement Models Continue to Erode Values of Outgoing Models The trend for commercial jet aircraft values and lease rentals generally remains positive as the Northern Hemisphere moves towards the peak season although not all types are managing to avoid a significant decline. The factors that can impact values encompass GDP,…

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April 16, 2018
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Rentals Remain Constrained by Competition
The demand for new aircraft continues to know no bounds as both Airbus and Boeing have extended their backlogs through the placement of sufficient orders to outweigh deliveries for 2017. Yet, despite the orders, the values of most narrowbodies continue to trend downwards. The relationship between new net prices and…

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January 22, 2018
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Competition Prevents Rise in Rentals
The demand for aircraft – particularly the newer examples – remains strong and this allowing values to generally fall at a rate below the general trend. The demise of a few carriers such as Monarch and Air Berlin has resulted in a few aircraft expectantly entering the market. Some of…

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October 16, 2017
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Stress Testing Needs to Take Account of Past Value Volatility
Aircraft Still in Production Experience Lesser Volatility During Downturn The ever stricter regulations governing bank lending are forcing institutions to consider how much values can change during a downturn and examining past fluctuations can provide an insight into the volatility that can be expected should another financial crisis occur. Capital…

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May 29, 2017
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Distressed Discounting Remains Stable Though Based on Lower Values
The level of discounting needed to dispose of aircraft on a distressed – or fire sale – has gradually eased for some more popular aircraft types but deteriorated for many out of production models. The ISTAT definition of a distressed value is “Distress Value, Forced Sale Value, Liquidation Value are…

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November 28, 2016
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