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Aircraft Archive: Douglas MD90
Newer Narrowbody Values Near Trough
The values of the newer narrowbodies have a little way to go before they reach the bottom. With values of the narrowbodies in production having fallen by more than 20 percent since the start of the recession, there is at last some light at the end of the tunnel. However,…

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June 7, 2010
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Values of Narrowbodies in Production Edge Down
With values of the narrowbodies in production having fallen by more than 20 percent since the start of the recession, there is at last some light at the end of the tunnel. However, this is not to say that the end has been experienced but rather that the rate of…

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March 29, 2010
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JAL Restructuring Underlines MD90 Vulnerability
As part of its restructuring JAL is to divest itself of its fleet of some 16 MD90s. The type has always subject to waning values for perhaps a decade. Despite the JAL issue Delta has announced that it will acquire nine MD90s from China Eastern as well as two from…

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February 1, 2010
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The MD90
Market Presence. The reasonable operating economics, low noise footprint and restriction emissions have failed to generate interest in the type in recent years even when alternatives were in short supply. The number of pilots certificated on the aircraft is limited as are spares making it difficult for operators to acquire…

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February 1, 2010
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Assumptions
The listing of current and future values are based on the year of build. The essential assumption is that the aircraft are being sold as a single unit and between a willing seller and willing buyer for cash. The high and low figures for October 31st 2009 current values represent…

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January 4, 2010
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Low Point for Narrowbody Values Approaching
The values of the more modern narrowbodies have experienced a virtually unprecedented decline over the course of the last two years. Having experienced such a fall, there are likely to be lesser declines in the near future. However, an improvement is not expected until 2011. With the peak in values…

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November 23, 2009
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Values Keep on Falling
Finding green shoots of recovery may have become the new craze for politicians but for aviation, the focus is on survival. While the international sector, and therefore widebodies, is facing very tough times the regional and domestic markets are also experiencing shortfalls in demand and revenue. With operators having pared…

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August 17, 2009
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Delta Places Further MD90s into Service But Values Unimpressed
The move by Delta to introduce further MD90s into service has not prevented values from continuing to decline. The considerable operating economics of the MD90 have always been recognized as being advantageous. The problem has been that the development of the MD90 did not progress to a family or aircraft.…

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August 17, 2009
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