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Aircraft Archive: McDonnell Douglas DC8-73F
Values of Freighters Start to Hold Steady
After a period of considerable weakness the more stable airfreight market is allowing freighter values to remain steady though the last quarter has still a fall for some types. The Aircraft Rating (Aircraft Value Analysis Rating www.aircraftvalues.net; www.aircraftvalues.com) reflects the considered suitability for asset based financing over a five to…

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June 3, 2013
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B787 Values Remain Under Scrutiny Despite Return to Service
  The return to service of the B787 marks a momentous day for Boeing and the events of the last few months should eventually fade allowing current and residual values to live up to the initial promise of the aircraft – unless the type continue to attract abnormal media attention…

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May 6, 2013
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Values of Freighters Remain in Doldrums
Though there are signs that the market is picking up the reported request by Cargolux to defer B747-8F orders suggests that the market is not expected to grow rapidly in the short term. The peak Christmas period has moved into the off peak first quarter. IATA data saw a net…

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February 25, 2013
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Lease Rentals Fail to Inspire
The airfreight market remains in the doldrums though the latest data from IATA shows a slight increase in traffic in recent months. Between October and November 2012, airfreight traffic increased by a reasonable 2.4 percent with domestic traffic rising by 2.9 percent and international by 2.4 percent according to IATA…

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January 28, 2013
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Limited Airfreight Makes for Weak Values
The lack of significant improvement in the airfreight market continues to plague values with Singapore Airlines being the latest to announce that a B747-400F is to be withdrawn from service due to limited traffic. The peak Christmas period will soon allow operators to experience an improvement in traffic but without…

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November 19, 2012
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Lease Rentals Continue to Falter
The lease rentals of the freighter fleet continue to experience weakness. With the run up to the peak Christmas period comes the potential for increased demand as consumers shop for electronic goods. Unfortunately overall freight traffic remains weak such that long standing freight operators, Southern Air, has filed for Chapter…

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October 22, 2012
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Freighter Values Continue to Experience Weakness
The airfreight market remains in the doldrums which is causing particular concern for values. The airfreight traffic for June as reported by IATA showed only the most modest of improvements. The only bright spot was the Middle East which showed double digit growth. With only 0.8 percent increase in traffic…

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August 13, 2012
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Sporadic Demand Fails to Boost Rentals
The airfreight market is failing to show consistent demand – expect perhaps when it comes to meeting the insatiable appetite for the iPad – such that surplus capacity is undermining any recovery in lease rentals. The effect of an overall lack of demand is being exacerbated by directional imbalances such…

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July 16, 2012
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