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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B727-100C
Freight Battered by Conflicting Statistics
Freight continues to rebound according to IATA even if the figures for August were inevitably subdued compared to previous months due to lesser falls in the year before. However, there now exists concern that the market for airfreight is not so strong as might have been expected. Indeed, traffic from…

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October 25, 2010
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New Freighter Orders Remain Elusive
The significant rebound in airfreight traffic, not least due to the massive increase in Chinese exports, has provided the basis for a return to service of many previously idle freighters. The demand for new freighters remains limited as evidenced by the lack of new orders. Some of the new freighters…

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July 19, 2010
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Freight Market Edges Out of Recession
The improvement in the world economy is at last having a positive effect on airfreight such that freighter lease rentals have stabilized. Operators are at last placing surplus capacity back into service. The focus of attention is clearly on the newer aircraft types which offer greater fuel efficiency but there…

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April 26, 2010
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Rentals Start to Exhibit Stability As Market Improves
Cargo traffic levels have increased sufficiently to encourage the reintroduction of previously surplus capacity. Chinese carriers saw a significant improvement in November, registering year on year rises of between 30-60 percent compared to the previous year. In particular China is importing more products, outpacing exports. There is increased emphasis on…

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February 1, 2010
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Freighters Rentals Wait for Traffic Rebound
The drop in airfreight continues with IATA reporting a year on year fall. The reading of airfreight traffic levels will become increasingly complicated as a year ago traffic was already sliding. Comparing forthcoming monthly figures with those of a year ago will increasingly see lesser falls but will mask the…

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October 12, 2009
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Freighter Values Continue to Flounder
The decline in airfreight traffic may not be as great as it was a few months ago but it remains sufficiently depressed as to continue to undermine values. There exists considerable excess capacity such that even if the world economy starts moving again, this will take time to translate into…

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August 3, 2009
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Freighter Rentals Remain Under A Cloud
With ICAO forecasting that airfreight will be down a massive 17 percent for 2009 compared to 2008, the lack of demand for airfreight capacity is taking its toll. The market for freighters is facing one of its toughest challenges for decades. With container ships offering capacity for the cost of…

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June 22, 2009
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Freighter Values Experience Significant Decline
The global recession has result in an unprecedented decline in traffic and values have inevitably been badly impacted by the contraction of so many fleets. Only two years ago there was such a lack of feedstock for conversions that prices of passenger aircraft rose by some 50 percent. How times…

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April 27, 2009
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