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Aircraft Archive: Embraer ERJ135ER
Regional Jet Value Remain Fragile
The values of the 50 seat regional jets continue to remain under pressure as operators seek to contract operations still further. Delivery rates of larger regional jets have suffered as operators continue to preserve cash and perhaps even acquire turboprops as a means of achieving better economies of scale. However,…

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July 5, 2010
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Regional Jets Seek to Escape Doldrums
The wider economy may be starting to enjoy the benefits of stronger conditions but the regional jet market has yet to register notable orders. Delivery rates have suffered as operators have sought to preserve cash and perhaps even acquire turboprops as a means of achieving better economies of scale. However,…

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April 12, 2010
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CRJ Cutbacks Make for Difficult Times
The cutbacks recently announced by Bombardier with respect to CRJ production highlights the problem of the regional jet market. The regional jet market has traditionally been a more hand to mouth sector whereby not much time elapses between order placement and deliveries. With a notable shortage of orders in recent…

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December 7, 2009
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Older & 50 Seaters Face Difficult Times
There can be no escaping the little appetite for 50 seat regional jets when availability continues to creep upwards. The values of the 50 seaters have continued to experience considerable problems in the face of the loss of traffic and contraction of operations either enforced or voluntary. Passengers using 50…

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August 31, 2009
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Values Continue to Fall
The lower price of fuel is no match for the decline in traffic in the key North American region. Mexico, at least until recently, was seeking to take advantage of the mounting surplus of regional jets such has been the fall in value over the last eighteen months. The values…

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May 25, 2009
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Lower Fuel Prices May Not Prevent Falls
The much lower price of price of fuel has played a significant role in allowing operators to contemplate retention. The values of the 50 seaters had suffered while those for larger examples remained stable not least because of the concentration in the U.S. and the price of fuel. Whereas the…

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February 16, 2009
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Economic Problems Compound Inefficiency
The smaller regional jets face a double whammy. Relative operating inefficiency, as a consequence of higher fuel pricing, is being exacerbated by increasingly weak economic conditions making even short haul travel less attractive. The values of the 50 seaters have suffered while those for larger examples have remained stable. Should…

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October 13, 2008
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Smaller Regional Jets Continue to Face Problems
The 50 seat regional jet is continuing to experience considerable difficulty in the face of even higher fuel prices. A number of carriers are divesting part of all of their fleet of regional jets and with a sustained rise in fuel prices, there remains the prospect of further rises in…

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July 21, 2008
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