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Aircraft Archive: McDonnell Douglas MD81
Uncertain Timing of B737MAX Helps Values
The parking of the B737MAX and the absence of hundreds of newly delivered examples is helping to maintain values of some existing aircraft, aircraft that otherwise would be seeing considerable declines. The market for airlines is not positive. While demand is still relatively high and load factors are at near…

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November 11, 2019
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“Flight Shaming” Has No Impact
There is speculation that the market may be losing some of its strength as economic woes take their toll. The rate of traffic growth is not perhaps as high as it might be but then there are 371 MAX aircraft on the ground and 40 new MAX aircraft are not…

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September 2, 2019
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Market Values Achieve Stability - Mostly
The market may be suffering from a plethora of corporate collapses but thus far the workhorses of the narrowbody fleet – the A320 and B737-800 – are enjoying some stability in values. The market for airlines is not positive. While demand is still high and load factors are at near…

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May 27, 2019
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Market Values Ease Down
The values of in production narrowbodies continue to fall but in general by less than the average annual fall of 8-10 percent. The A320ceo and B737-800 remain favored even as production transitions to the new aircraft. One of the principal issues for used values is the stagnation in new prices.…

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February 18, 2019
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Strong Demand Keeps Values Stable
The continued growth in terms of passenger traffic is translating into sustained demand for both new and used aircraft and this is helping to keep values reasonably stable even with the transition to the new types. The higher price of fuel is naturally causing operators some problems. Profits are being…

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August 6, 2018
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Larger Widebody Values Remain Under Pressure Despite the still above trend rate of traffic growth, the market for most of the larger widebodies seems less assured than for narrowbodies and inevitably values are falling at a rate sometimes greater than the long-term average of eight percent per annum. The most…

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June 25, 2018
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Market Favors New Aircraft As Fuel Rises
The market for the narrowbodies remains strong at least for the newer aircraft types largely because of the sustained above trend passenger growth. IATA reported a 7.6 percent growth in passenger traffic in February although IATA does not represent all airlines. This compares with the average of approximately 5.5 percent…

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April 30, 2018
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Stability (Mostly) for Values & Rentals as Indicators Remain Positive
Replacement Models Continue to Erode Values of Outgoing Models The trend for commercial jet aircraft values and lease rentals generally remains positive as the Northern Hemisphere moves towards the peak season although not all types are managing to avoid a significant decline. The factors that can impact values encompass GDP,…

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April 16, 2018
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