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Aircraft Archive: McDonnell Douglas DC8-73F
Freighter Values Experience Material Fall
While there are some indications that the airfreight market is beginning to improve, the reality is that demand is still at odds with capacity and as such values have experienced a material fall over the last few months. The freight load factor remained significantly below 50 percent indicating that demand…

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May 21, 2012
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Freighter Lease Rates Remain Under Pressure
The market for freighters remains fragile as demand continues to be at sufficiently low levels to force more aircraft to be parked. China Airlines has parked two B747-400Fs in the desert due to the fall in demand. While the results for February appeared to show some improvement in the freight…

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April 23, 2012
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Lease Rates Stable At Best
Just as the fourth quarter of 2007 was considered to be point at which lease rentals started to falter before the Great Recession, the third quarter of 2011 has become the point at which lease rentals started to weaken once more as the aviation industry connected with the still weak…

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February 27, 2012
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Freighter Values Fail to Edge Higher
The demand for airfreight remains in the doldrums with IATA data for 2011 indicating a slight fall while capacity continued to increase. The freight load factor remained significantly below 50 percent indicating that demand has some way to go in order to improve the yields of operators. The economy in…

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February 13, 2012
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Freighter Lease Rates Continue to Stutter
The market for freighters continues to be volatile with some operators acquiring additional capacity while others are suspending operations. The suspension of services by Jade Cargo in December underlines the negatives facing the air cargo industry. Jade Cargo is co-owned by Air China and Lufthansa both of which have their…

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January 16, 2012
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Freighter Values Experience Slight Fall
The values of freighter aircraft have mostly experienced a decline in recent months as the world economy fails to improve. The only exception to the overall downward trend remains the B777F. Otherwise the lack luster nature of the world economy is ensuring that the demand for airfreight capacity is becoming…

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November 7, 2011
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Freighter Lease Rates Falter
The lease rentals of freighters continues to remain under pressure as the fate of the world economy hangs in the balance. The month of August saw a considerable drop in traffic although it must be noted that a year previously, airfreight traffic increased by more than twenty percent. For the…

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October 10, 2011
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Freighter Values Stagnate
The concern over the fragility of the world economy has been clearly revealed with the volatility in the stock markets. The value of freighters is largely dependent on the fortunes of the world economy. Airfreight rates have been adversely affected in the recent past even with the growth that has…

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August 15, 2011
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