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Aircraft Archive: McDonnell Douglas DC10-40
Lease Rates of Older Widebodies Languish
The market for new widebodies continues to improve - lease rentals of Boeing B767-300ERs, for example, have increased by more than 50 percent over the last two years - but the lease rentals of the older widebodies have not been so fortunate. The combination of higher fuel prices and demand…

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November 28, 2005
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Consistently High Fuel Prices Cause Major Problems for Older Widebody Values
High fuel prices are never kind to older aircraft types. The difference in efficiency between new and old is largely a function of relative fuel efficiency, although lack of availability of the newer types can often prompt renewed interest in the older ones. High fuel prices will accelerate the replacement…

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October 3, 2005
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Values of Newer Aircraft Types on the Up In the current climate of high fuel prices, the values of newer aircraft types that offer greater fuel efficiency have risen further over the last six months. There is a growing disparity between supply and demand. While there was an imbalance in…

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September 5, 2005
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Lease Rentals Falter as Fuel Prices Remain High
The recent improvement in the lease rentals of older widebody aircraft has not been sustained, and while there has been some reluctance to register a deterioration in lease rentals, the pressure for a reduction cannot be resisted for much longer. As the major airlines seek to retire out-of-production widebodies, Japan…

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August 8, 2005
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High Fuel Prices Hasten Demise of Older Widebody Values
The high price of fuel is continuing to take its toll on the demand for older widebodies, with values experiencing further weakness. Far from stronger international traffic resulting in the acquisition of surplus ageing widebodies, the improved market conditions are allowing operators to seek replacements. With the high price of…

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June 13, 2005
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Recent Improvement Turns to Stagnation
The recent improvement in the lease rentals of out-of-production widebodies has not been sustained through the first months of the second quarter of 2005. These lease rentals for widebodies no longer in production have largely been a product of the rise in interest rates rather than due to renewed interest…

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May 2, 2005
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Older Widebody Values Find No Solace In Rising International Traffic
The demand for older widebodies continues to weaken as the high price of fuel forces operators to acquire newer, more fuel-efficient models. The parking lots are already full of unwanted older widebodies. Placement with second- and third-tier carriers is possible but usually only for shorter terms. With the cost of…

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March 21, 2005
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Rentals Show Rise by Default
The rise in interest rates has been the main cause of any improvement in the lease rentals of older widebodies. Widebodies no longer in production continue to face difficulty due to the sustained improvement of the industry. The combination of previous high levels of availability and storage combined with increased…

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February 7, 2005
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