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Aircraft Archive: McDonnell Douglas DC8-73F
Capacity Continues to Outstrip Demand
The lease rentals of freighters continue to hold steady rather than increase, as capacity continues to outstrip demand. According to IATA data, the month of May 2011 saw a fall of 4 percent compared to the same month in May 2010. The effects of the Japanese shortfall in industrial capacity…

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July 18, 2011
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Freighter Values Show Some Improvement
The world economy may still be fragile but the airfreight market continues to exhibit growth. The consequences of the events in Japan are continuing to be experienced in terms of the transportation of high value components for the electronic and automotive sectors. In March 2011, freight demand increased by just…

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May 23, 2011
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Rising Fuel Prices Favors Newer Aircraft
The month of February 2011 saw only a marginal improvement in freight traffic compared to the same month in 2010 although a year ago freight traffic was registering significant improvements. The price of fuel remains a concern for the freight market. Freight forwarders have traditionally been quick to apply fuel…

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April 25, 2011
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Freight Traffic Stutters But Trend Remains Up
The month of November saw a reversal of recent trends and freighter traffic fell compared to the previous month. However, the overall trend is upwards albeit at lower monthly rises due to the improving picture at the end of 2009. The demand for freighters continues to rise which is allowing…

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January 31, 2011
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Freighter Market Stutters
There exists some concern that the influx of capacity may be premature but operators need to take the plunge at some point and the economic indicators are far better than those of a year ago. Values of freighters suffered in the recent recession, perhaps more so than in previous recessions,…

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November 22, 2010
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Freight Battered by Conflicting Statistics
Freight continues to rebound according to IATA even if the figures for August were inevitably subdued compared to previous months due to lesser falls in the year before. However, there now exists concern that the market for airfreight is not so strong as might have been expected. Indeed, traffic from…

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October 25, 2010
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Assumptions
This is the second comprehensive current and future lease rate table to be published by Aircraft Value News. The table will be published on an annual basis and complements the quarterly updates to specific aircraft categories. The table encompasses both current and future lease rentals. The methodology involved in calculating…

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August 30, 2010
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Freighter Market Continues to Exhibit Growth
The demand for airfreight continues to increase and more capacity has been brought back into service. The B747-400 freighters have in particular seen renewed service such that are only a few now laying idle. However, the fragility of the market ensures that interest in undertaking new conversions is limited although…

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August 16, 2010
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