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Aircraft Archive: McDonnell Douglas MD-87
Values of Newer Aircraft Types Continue to Rise
The Results of Our Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing While both Airbus and Boeing secured substantial orders during 2005, the year 2006 has not been so kind to beleaguered Airbus. Lack of orders, problems facing four-engine widebodies, delays in the A380, uncertainty over the A350/A370, and the forced resignations of…

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July 10, 2006
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Junkyard Beckons MD82s
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. Around seven years ago, the lack of availability and relative strength of the airline industry prevented values of the MD80 from sliding…

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May 1, 2006
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MD87 Values Near Scrap Levels
Values and rentals of the MD87 have continued to slide as the aircraft becomes the focus of fleet replacement. It is facing concerns over noise, the preference for newer types and rising maintenance costs. McDonnell Douglas sought to offer a competitor to the Boeing [BA] B737-300 by downsizing the basic…

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March 6, 2006
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Lease Rates of Newer Aircraft Types Continue to Rise
New, Comprehensive List of Annual Jet Aircraft Lease Rates Lease rentals of aircraft in production have continued to climb as a consequence of improved market conditions and a shortage of quality, fuel-efficient equipment. Lessees have recognized that they need to pay for quality equipment. Rentals for the some aircraft types…

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February 20, 2006
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Values of Newer Aircraft Types Continue to Rise The year 2006 will be the best year for Boeing's order book in nearly 20 years, underlining the continued improvement in values of those aircraft still in production. While the price of fuel has remained obstinately high, the market has continued to…

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January 9, 2006
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SAS MD80 Retention Fails to Stop Decline in Values
The decision by SAS to continue to operating more than 80 MD80s is not expected to halt the decline in MD80 values. The large number in service and the weak financial status of SAS have persuaded the company to retain the aircraft despite the high price of fuel. Citing known…

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October 31, 2005
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Values of Newer Aircraft Types on the Up In the current climate of high fuel prices, the values of newer aircraft types that offer greater fuel efficiency have risen further over the last six months. There is a growing disparity between supply and demand. While there was an imbalance in…

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September 5, 2005
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MD80 Lease Rentals Show Signs of Improvement
Demand Increases as Supply of Alternatives Dries Up After years of facing depressed levels, lease rentals of the McDonnell Douglas MD82 and MD83 are at last showing some improvement as demand increases in the face of a shortage of alternative equipment. Lease rentals and values of the MD80 series, since…

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July 25, 2005
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