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Aircraft Archive: Airbus A340-500
Outgoing Widebody Values Suffer
The market for most widebodies continues to be at odds to traffic growth with values for continuing to fall. The arrival of new products and the divesting of older types is contributing to the lack luster nature of the widebody market. The virtual wholesale replacement of the widebody product line…

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October 1, 2018
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Aircraft Market Assessment
The A340-600 Market Presence. The current market for the A340-600 and indeed, the A340-500, has experienced a precipitous fall in recent months, a trend that is expected to continue. The disposal of aircraft by existing operators continues but in a market that fails to generate any willing buyers. This has…

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August 20, 2018
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A340-600 Values Represent Disaster for Owners
The market for the A340-600 continues to deteriorate not aided by the increase in the price of fuel. With only some 15 years since service entry, the orders for the A340-600 before cessation of production represented a disappointment and has long since lost its attraction due to the popularity of…

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August 20, 2018
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Appetite for Large Airliner VVIPs Contracting?
Airbus and Boeing both have a long standing commitment to selling dedicated new larger airline VVIP aircraft but the last few years has seen a paucity of orders and a limited number of deliveries. The manufacturers are pushing to secure new orders but in a market where fuel efficiency is…

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July 9, 2018
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Assumptions
The listing of current and future values is based on the year of build. The essential assumption is that the aircraft are being sold as a single unit and between a willing seller and willing buyer for cash. The high and low figures represent adjustments for offer and sale prices,…

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June 25, 2018
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Ultra Long Haul Offerings Will Not Impact Values to Same Extent as A340-500
The appetite for ultra-long haul services has surfaced again even as the values of previous generation of aircraft dedicated to such routes experience the fate of Icarus. The values of the A340-500 and B777-200LR have plummeted in recent years after the few operators of the two types failed to achieve…

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June 11, 2018
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SLBs Deals Belie Mid Life Rental Weakness
The number of sale and leasebacks continue with financial institutions buying used as well as new aircraft from both first and second tier operators. The SLB transactions, featuring higher rentals, can distort the real vanilla operating lease rates being paid for widebodies. On a standalone basis, the rates for widebodies…

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April 16, 2018
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A340-500 Values Tested With Marketing of Four More Units
Values have Fallen by 90+ Percent in Just Over Ten Years The fall in the value of used widebodies continues to be a concern although the decline in the values of the A340-500 represents the extreme. While the values of used mainstream narrowbodies continue to enjoy a measure of success…

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April 2, 2018
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