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Aircraft Archive: Douglas MD88
Prudence Re-Emerges as Airlines Contract
Though the price of fuel should see widespread problems for many, if not all, operators, the market is sufficiently robust as to keep any decline in values relatively modest, except for some types. Holes are appearing in the backlog of orders which is taking the pressure off values but with…

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June 9, 2008
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Fuel Prices Increase Pressure on MD82 Values
Whatever the perceived opportunities that the MD82 offers in terms of lower capital costs, operators continue to dispose of the type in favor of newer, more efficient, equipment not least as a result of the escalating price of fuel. Some nine years ago, lack of availability and relative strength of…

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May 26, 2008
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Annual Jet Aircraft Lease Rate Listing
Lease Rentals Remain Steady Despite Pressures Despite the growing uncertainties over the state of the U.S. economy and financial vulnerability, lease rates for most aircraft remains steady. Even with the fall in interest rates the appetite for aircraft is such that lease rentals remain steady, particularly for the more popular…

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March 17, 2008
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Extensive Backlog Belies Fragility of Some Orders
The values of most narrowbodies still in production remain stable but there exist a few clouds on the horizon. The year 2007 seems to have another record year for Airbus and Boeing alike as both record a myriad of orders from a range of operators, financial institutions and lessors. The…

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January 21, 2008
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Strong Demand Obscures Note of Caution The year 2007 seems set to be another record year for the manufacturers but the high price of fuel, combined with weakness in the financial markets, is taking its toll on values, if not lease rentals. Delivery slots for most aircraft in production, apart…

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January 7, 2008
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Values of Aircraft in Production Remain on High
The values of those narrowbodies still in production remain strong not least because of a backlog that keeps on extending. Although some sale and leasebacks are resulting in high prices owing to higher rentals, those aircraft that are being sold with an existing attached lease may be featuring much lower…

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August 6, 2007
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Strong Market Keeps Values on Even Keel The market for jets remains very strong such that values of the mainstream jets have enjoyed a further rise over the last six months. The considerable number of orders secured by Airbus and announced during the Paris Salon last month points to still…

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July 9, 2007
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Slight Improvement in Lease Rentals
The prospects for the MD83 in the medium to long term remain grim but at least lease rentals have shown a modest improvement. Despite still being the most desirable of MD80 variants, the fortunes of the MD83 continue to falter. While the Ripple Effect has allowed the fortunes of other…

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May 28, 2007
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