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Aircraft Archive: B747-8F
Freighter Values Could Feel Effects of Structural Change
During the midst of the financial crisis a few years ago Lufthansa Cargo warned that airfreight in its then current form was in danger of disappearing and Cathay Pacific is again highlighting the significant change in structure that is changing demand patterns. Cathay Pacific has noted that Asia-Europe revenue as…

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December 3, 2012
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Limited Airfreight Makes for Weak Values
The lack of significant improvement in the airfreight market continues to plague values with Singapore Airlines being the latest to announce that a B747-400F is to be withdrawn from service due to limited traffic. The peak Christmas period will soon allow operators to experience an improvement in traffic but without…

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November 19, 2012
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Lease Rentals Continue to Falter
The lease rentals of the freighter fleet continue to experience weakness. With the run up to the peak Christmas period comes the potential for increased demand as consumers shop for electronic goods. Unfortunately overall freight traffic remains weak such that long standing freight operators, Southern Air, has filed for Chapter…

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October 22, 2012
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Freighter Values Continue to Experience Weakness
The airfreight market remains in the doldrums which is causing particular concern for values. The airfreight traffic for June as reported by IATA showed only the most modest of improvements. The only bright spot was the Middle East which showed double digit growth. With only 0.8 percent increase in traffic…

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August 13, 2012
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Sporadic Demand Fails to Boost Rentals
The airfreight market is failing to show consistent demand – expect perhaps when it comes to meeting the insatiable appetite for the iPad – such that surplus capacity is undermining any recovery in lease rentals. The effect of an overall lack of demand is being exacerbated by directional imbalances such…

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July 16, 2012
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Values Continue to Experience Modest Falls As Market Remains Weak Values of some aircraft are continuing to experience falls as operators still seek to cope with variable traffic, reduced yields and fluctuating fuel prices. The world economy and the problems of ever more European countries will likely cause further uncertainty.…

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July 2, 2012
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Freighter Values Experience Material Fall
While there are some indications that the airfreight market is beginning to improve, the reality is that demand is still at odds with capacity and as such values have experienced a material fall over the last few months. The freight load factor remained significantly below 50 percent indicating that demand…

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May 21, 2012
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Freighter Lease Rates Remain Under Pressure
The market for freighters remains fragile as demand continues to be at sufficiently low levels to force more aircraft to be parked. China Airlines has parked two B747-400Fs in the desert due to the fall in demand. While the results for February appeared to show some improvement in the freight…

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April 23, 2012
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