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Aircraft Archive: Douglas MD88
Market for Narrowbodies Remains Strong
The market for newer narrowbodies remains strong with any decline being more age related than due to the transition to new types. The mainstream A320s and B737-800s continue to be in demand though some operators are struggling to cope with lower yields resulting from increased competition and fluctuating fuel prices.…

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October 17, 2016
AVN
MD83 Values Irrelevant
The values of the MD83 are so low as to make them irrelevant in terms of asset based financing. Despite still being the most desirable of MD80 variants, the fortunes of the MD83 have experienced sustained adversity. While during the period of growth between 2004 and 2007 the Ripple Effect…

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August 22, 2016
AVN
Used Values Fall Despite Backlog
Even with Airbus having to halve production of the A320neo for the next few months due to the problems being experienced with the new Pratt & Whitney engine, values of newer narrowbodies continue to fall in line with expectations. The overall market for narrowbodies remains strong with the backlog continuing…

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May 2, 2016
AVN
Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Used Widebody Values Suffer But Aircraft Ratings Largely Stable The demand for new aircraft remains unprecedented with the manufacturers increasing production but values of such new aircraft have failed to rise and even a rise in U.S. interest rates has had little positive effect on lease rentals. The world economy…

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January 11, 2016
AVN
Values Continue to Exhibit Age Related Decline
As passenger traffic has risen, the demand for new aircraft has been such that Airbus and Boeing have increased production. The rise in traffic however has become increasingly capacity driven whereby the availability of more seats has generated ever more passenger demand. To fill aircraft, fares have had to become…

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December 14, 2015
AVN
Record Backlog & Production Takes Toll on Values
While the low price of fuel should favor used aircraft the market continues to face the consequences of transitioning to new types and the preference for new rather than used aircraft. The displacement of older aircraft with new examples and the age profile of some narrowbodies is inevitably having an…

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September 21, 2015
AVN
Values Experience Age Related Decline
The Paris Air Show this week will be the venue for the announcement of another raft of orders from Airbus and other manufacturers further exacerbating the imbalance between supply and demand. While the backlog continues to extend this is no longer having a positive effect on either new or used…

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June 15, 2015
AVN
Values Remain Large Stable Aided by Fuel Price
The lower price of fuel is providing a measure of breathing space for used narrowbodies. The values of used aircraft have been under pressure as a result of the drive towards newer aircraft that offer greater efficiency. Now that the differential in operating costs is being narrowed there is lesser…

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March 23, 2015
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