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Aircraft Archive: Airbus A380
Widebody Rentals Remain Low
The low interest rates are inevitably having an effect on lease rentals when compared with previous levels but the market for used widebodies is perhaps not as strong as for narrowbodies and this is making it necessary for rentals to be realistic. The larger widebodies can be placed – notwithstanding…

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August 5, 2019
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Aircraft Liquidity Still Fails Widebodies As Product Line Transitions
The liquidity of aircraft represents a significant factor in determining the values of existing types but can also illustrate the potential for types currently held in high regard. There are few types that have the highest rating in the period 2011-2018. The liquidity seeks to reflect how easy it is…

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August 5, 2019
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A380 New Net Pricing Sees Stability then Rapid Decline
The net pricing of a new A380 continues to face reality and as such are experiencing a significant fall, a trend that is expected to continue. The new net value of the aircraft refers to the value of the aircraft – based on the sale of a single unit the…

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August 5, 2019
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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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July 22, 2019
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Retirements Ease Below Ten Year Trend for 2018
The retirement (including those written off) of aircraft averaged 600 per annum between 2009-2018 but in 2018 this fell to 556 illustrating that operators are either retaining older equipment due to limited availability of new equipment or that those that remain in service are still sufficiently efficient to warrant retention.…

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July 8, 2019
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Widebody Rentals Remain Under Pressure
The market for widebodies is not as strong as for narrowbodies with lease rentals remaining under pressure as a result of higher fuel prices and weaker yields. Leasing the widebodies on a vanilla operating lease poses more risk for the lessor. While the returns can be higher and more certain…

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June 10, 2019
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Value Added Options Continue to Require Percentage Adjustment
Adding Dollar Amount to Older Aircraft Distorts Values Assessing the value of an aircraft – the asset – continues to require an appreciation of the nuances affecting the value rather than the generic type as the detail can have a considerable impact on the total. Valuing an aircraft inevitably initially…

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May 27, 2019
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Widebody Rentals Fail to Advance
The market for used widebodies remains reasonable but the rentals are failing to improve despite traffic growth. The manufacturers are more able to match production with demand and are delivering new aircraft in reasonable quantities even if Airbus rates are low. In the first three months of 2019 Airbus delivered…

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May 13, 2019
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