This article covers information on Boeing 717-200 jets that are for sale. An overview on the history of the jet and the used market for the Boeing 717 is covered. Following the used market details is information on how to purchase the jet and how to list a Boeing 717-200 for sale here.
The only Boeing 717-200 for sale today is a used version of the jet aircraft. Boeing closed the 717-200 program on January 15th, 2005, with the last new Boeing 717s being delivered on May 5th, 2006. A new Boeing 717 for sale was priced at around $33.08 million dollars USD ($33,080,000), at the list price in 1999. In 2004 the list price for the 717-200 was $37.5 million dollars, a 13.36 percent increase from 1999. The aircraft likely sold for less then the list price, as airlines and Boeing negotiate deals for aircraft orders. The real price was likely half of the list price.
Used Boeing 717-200 For Sale
Boeing produced 156 717-200 commercial jets during the aircraft's production run. With only 156 717s produced (actually 155 as the first 717 was stored and possibly scrapped), there is a limited market for the aircraft. In 2012 Delta Air Lines leased 88 Boeing 717-200 jets from Southwest Airlines / AirTran Airways, with deliveries completed in 2015. They were leased for an undisclosed amount. This represents 56.4% of the 717 jets produced and those jets will not be for sale anytime soon. Update: as part of its COVID-19 restructuring Delta is ready to remove the Boeing 717 from its fleet. Please read the update section for more info.
Updates on the For Sale Market
February 2021 Update: Numbers reported by other sites like MyAirTrade have the plane valued at $4.5 million to 7.5 million.
2016 Update: We estimate that the aircraft will likely cost anywhere from $9 to $18 million dollars $8 to $11 million United States Dollars (USD) (March 14th, 2016 Update), depending on the condition, age and market conditions for the aircraft.
The Boeing 717-200 has gone from one of the hardest planes to purchase to plane that airlines were ready to remove from their fleet. COVID-19 has change fleet planning for the major airlines greatly. Volotea has removed the aircraft from their fleet. Volotea was already in the process of removing the airplane from their fleet and was preparing to transition to an Airbus A319 fleet prior to COVID-19. In 2020, it was reported that Delta Air Lines was removing the aircraft in favor of newer aircraft that have better operating cost characteristics; however, that is not clear now. If you are looking to purchase a Boeing 717, there are planes available.The 19 717s that Volotea have been moved out of their operations. Some of their planes have been returned to their lessor, Boeing Commercial Capital and are being stored at Victorville (KVCV).
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If you are looking to acquire a Boeing 717-200, please contact us. We can help with the acquisition of the jet and work to obtain an entire support package for your airline. There are Boeing 717 jets available; however, the interest in them is increasing. This may be a rare opportunity to aquire the jet.
In 2015 Blue 1 was sold by SAS to CityJet and all their Boeing 717-200s were released to other airlines that included Delta, Volotea and QantasLink. The last two Blue1 Boeing 717-200s were delivered to Qantas / QantasLink in January and February 2016. The last one was ferried to Australia on February 7th, 2016. Also one airline in Europe, Volotea, has publicly mentioned that they will be removing the Boeing 717 from their fleet. On March 10th, 2016, the airline, Volotea, confirmed to multiple news outlets that they will be removing the Boeing 717 from their fleet. Volotea has a total of 19 Boeing 717-200 jets that are leased from two leasing companies.
On July 21st, 2016, Hawaiian Airlines acquired 2 Boeing 717-200s from Volotea to bolster their Boeing 717 fleet. This has left the market with a total of 17 Boeing 717 jets that may be for sale or lease. The company has not moved the rest of their aircraft yet, so those 17 jets are still available.
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Other Names for a Boeing 717-200 For Sale
The Boeing 717-200 jet aircraft has a few different names that it is called by. The following is a list of them:
- Boeing B712 for sale: B712 is the ICAO code for the airplane that is used by air traffic controllers, airlines and others. More information can be found on our Boeing B712 Page.
- Boeing 717 for sale (with out the -200): Many call the 717-200 just the 717, which is the main aircraft program the plane is in (the only plane in the 717 program). 717 is also the IATA code for the jet aircraft.