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Freighter Lease Rentals Enjoy Stability
Airfreight traffic increased significantly during May 2017 (IATA) and for the first five months of the year which resulted in an increase in load factors. The first five months of the year saw airfreight increase by more then 10 percent. Yet, this compared to only a 3.4 percent increase in…

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July 24, 2017
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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 for April 30th 2017 represent adjustments for…

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July 10, 2017
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Leasing Still Attracting New Players As Rates Mostly Remain Stable
Competition Intensifying Which Could Impact Rentals The profits being secured by the lessors continues to be between 15-20 percent thus underlining the continued relative attraction of aircraft leasing compared other asset classes such as shipping and real estate. The leasing of aircraft continues to increase despite as yet proven speculation…

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March 6, 2017
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Widebody Rentals Achieve Some Stability
The airfreight market is managing to achieve a measure of improvement with traffic increasing by nearly four percent according to data from IATA which is allowing a measure of stability for some freighters. The growth for the world amounted to some 3.8 percent with the Middle East recording the greatest…

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February 20, 2017
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Widebody Rentals Vulnerable But Steady
The airfreight market continues to experience low load factors and fragile yields but traffic for September showed some promise. While the airfreight market continues to remain fragile, there are at least indications of a modest improvement in recent months which has gone some way to alleviating the downward pressure on…

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November 14, 2016
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B747-8F Order Fails to Prevent Further Value Decline
But Order Will Sustain Production Until At Least 2019 The order for 14 B747-8Fs represents a reprieve for the B747 program but values of the type continue to suffer. The firm order for 14 B747-8Fs, with an option for a further 14, will have come at a price, a low…

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November 14, 2016
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Some Freighters Remain in Demand
The market for freighters remains fragile at best though there are some types – notably the narrowbodies – that remain in demand. Momentum is building for the conversion of the B737-800 and with lessors having a large number of older examples at low capital cost this means of onward disposal…

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October 31, 2016
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Ending of B747-8 Likely to Fail to Generate “Scarcity” Premium
Following on the heels of the A380 production cut, Boeing has indicated that production of the B747-8 could actually be ended raising the question of how values of those in service would be impacted. Boeing had previously planned to increase production once more to one per month as of 2019.…

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August 22, 2016
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