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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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Freighter Rentals Experience Significant Fall
Data concerning the state of the airfreight market makes for grim reading. Traditionally, the freight market has been the first to suffer in a downturn and the first to recover. While the first months of the year have historically been lean, the year on year figures demonstrate the depth of…

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March 16, 2009
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Freighter Values Face Diffuclt times
The fall in the demand for airfreight, not least due to the worsening output from China, has inevitably caused problems for the industry and led to some excess capacity. Even FedEx has postponed the delivery of freighters although it has exercised an option for 15 B777 Freighters in anticipation of…

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January 19, 2009
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Freighter Rentals Continue to Face Weakness
Weakness in the air cargo market is usually the first sign of problems in the world economy. The cargo market has therefore been suffering for nearly a year. The shortfall in demand in the run up to the Beijing Olympics earlier in the years merely obscured more fundamental issues. The…

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November 24, 2008
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Freighter Values Remain Vulnerable
Just as summer in the Northern Hemisphere represents the opportunity make money to tide operations over the leaner off peak months, so too do the months leading up to the year provide a means for freight operators to fill their holds. The run up to Christmas festivities generates a considerable…

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September 15, 2008
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Collapse of Gemini Highlights Cargo Problems
The complete collapse of Gemini Air Cargo, resulting in the disposal of eight DC10-30Fs and four MD11Fs, underlines the continued the severity of the market facing the cargo market. The combination of higher fuel prices, and declining economic activity have, as usual, been more keenly felt by cargo operators. The…

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September 1, 2008
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