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Aircraft Archive: MD90
Distressed Sale Discounting Rises
Leasing & Storage Offer Better Options The increasing depth of the seeming now global economic recession, combined with still restricted funding, is causing sufficient anxiety for financial institutions to once again consider the possibility of distressed sale pricing. The last aviation specific downturn seven years ago saw distressed sale values…

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November 24, 2008
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Values of Newer Aircraft Start to Falter
To date the principal focus of the effects of the downturn have focused on the older generation aircraft but as operators face every tougher conditions, the weakness in values has begun to spread to newer types. Gaps have begun to appear in delivery schedules which may allow some operators to…

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September 1, 2008
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Only Values of a Few Widebodies Avoid Decline Over just six months values have again felt the chill wind of a downturn as fuel prices soar to record levels. The aircraft most vulnerable to a fall are essentially those no longer in production. Operators are having to reduce services to…

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July 7, 2008
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Prudence Re-Emerges as Airlines Contract
Though the price of fuel should see widespread problems for many, if not all, operators, the market is sufficiently robust as to keep any decline in values relatively modest, except for some types. Holes are appearing in the backlog of orders which is taking the pressure off values but with…

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June 9, 2008
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Fuel Prices Increase Pressure on MD82 Values
Whatever the perceived opportunities that the MD82 offers in terms of lower capital costs, operators continue to dispose of the type in favor of newer, more efficient, equipment not least as a result of the escalating price of fuel. Some nine years ago, lack of availability and relative strength of…

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May 26, 2008
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Values of MD90s Continue to Decline
With a number of MD90s already having been parted out and speculation that those operated by Delta may be axed, the prospects for the MD90 are far from promising, despite the shortage of capacity. The MD90 represented the final version of a product that can be traced back to the…

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April 14, 2008
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Aircraft Asset Assessment: The MD90
Market Presence. The reasonable operating economics, low noise footprint and restriction emissions have failed to generate interest in the type in recent years even with alternatives in short supply. The number of pilots certificated on the aircraft is limited as are sparse making it difficult for operators to acquire the…

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April 14, 2008
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Annual Jet Aircraft Lease Rate Listing
Lease Rentals Remain Steady Despite Pressures Despite the growing uncertainties over the state of the U.S. economy and financial vulnerability, lease rates for most aircraft remains steady. Even with the fall in interest rates the appetite for aircraft is such that lease rentals remain steady, particularly for the more popular…

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March 17, 2008
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