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In storage: Top 10 parked airliner types

What airliners are you most likely to find parked? Ascend Fleets data for January 2015 reveals the types with the most non-active examples.

1. Boeing 737 Classic (passenger version)

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Parked 324

In service 741

Of the 1,065 examples of Boeing’s Classic narrowbody in existence, just under a third are in storage

2. Bombardier CRJ regional jet (passenger version)

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Parked 252

In service 599

The former Canadair 50-seater was once ubiquitous. No more. Almost 30% of the fleet is parked

3. Boeing MD-80 (passenger version)

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Parked 209

In service 452

Over 31% of the fleet of the ageing former McDonnell Douglas twinjets are idle

4. Boeing 757 (passenger version)

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Parked 165

In service 504

There is talk of Boeing coming up with a replacement for its popular long-haul single-aisle type

5. Airbus A320

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Parked 143

In service 3.432

It comes in fifth but only 4% of the most popular variant of Toulouse’s narrowbody family are parked

6. Embraer ERJ-145

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Parked 112

In service 562

Although 112 of the Brazilian regional jet are parked, many more remain in service

7. Boeing 767 (passenger version)

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Parked 103

In service 601

As the widebody comes to the end of its likely production life, almost 15% of tall 767s are in storage

8. Boeing 747 (freighter)

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Parked 85

In service 271

Almost a quarter of the total fleet of the original jumbo freighter are parked

9. Boeing 737NG

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Parked 81

In service 4,858

A tiny 1.6% of this huge global fleet are currently out of service

10. Boeing 737-200 (passenger version)

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Parked 80

In service 73

Over half of the remaining fleet of 153 of the venerable narrowbody are out of action

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