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Aircraft Archive: McDonnell Douglas MD82
Values Fail to Advance
The market for the more modern narrowbodies remains in overall negative territory given that there is seemingly a preference to part out an aircraft rather than seek an onward sale. While there are signs of encouragement in terms of trading activity there continues to be a lack of appetite for…

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December 3, 2012
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Placing Values on “New” MD80 Freighters Proves Difficult
The first flight of the first MD80 has taken place but there remains some uncertainty as to how much the MD80SF is now worth. After more two decades of false starts, an MD80 passenger aircraft has been converted to a freighter by conversion specialist Aeronautical Engineers Inc (AEI). The late…

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October 22, 2012
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Values Fall As Market Faces Disparate Weakness
The values of some narrowbodies have continued to experience some weakness as a result of the economic malaise in some regions and as remarketing of used aircraft proves problematical. The problems in Europe and North America have not been sufficiently resolved as to allow confidence to return, thus enabling more…

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September 24, 2012
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Values Continue to Experience Modest Falls As Market Remains Weak Values of some aircraft are continuing to experience falls as operators still seek to cope with variable traffic, reduced yields and fluctuating fuel prices. The world economy and the problems of ever more European countries will likely cause further uncertainty.…

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July 2, 2012
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Newer Narrowbody Values Continue to Struggle Despite Backlog
The values of most narrowbodies have continued to exhibit a modest decline over the last quarter in appreciation of continuing weak market conditions and the potential for further corporate contractions. Any fall must be seen in the context of the normally expected five percent fall per annum. China has again…

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June 4, 2012
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Newer Narrowbodies Edge Down Slightly
The reduction in net lease rentals over the course of the last six months has inevitably had an impact on values. While the backlog for the A320 and B737 remain at near record levels there has to be an appreciation that the market is not as strong as it was…

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March 12, 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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MD90 Values Remain Under Pressure
The values of the MD90 are increasingly facing weakness as the type transitions into obscurity despite still possessing attractive operating economics. The type has always subject to waning values for perhaps a decade although Delta remains an admirer though as with Northwest with the DC9, this will count for naught…

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December 5, 2011
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