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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B737-400
Strong Demand Keeps Values Stable
The continued growth in terms of passenger traffic is translating into sustained demand for both new and used aircraft and this is helping to keep values reasonably stable even with the transition to the new types. The higher price of fuel is naturally causing operators some problems. Profits are being…

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August 6, 2018
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Market Favors New Aircraft As Fuel Rises
The market for the narrowbodies remains strong at least for the newer aircraft types largely because of the sustained above trend passenger growth. IATA reported a 7.6 percent growth in passenger traffic in February although IATA does not represent all airlines. This compares with the average of approximately 5.5 percent…

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April 30, 2018
AVN
B737-800 Values Weaken Slightly But Still Favored
The B737-800 may have been in service for some 20 years but even the oldest examples are still able to command double digit values. The B737-800 has managed to retain the crown for so many years and still achieves top billing but as the product life cycle extends and newer…

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March 5, 2018
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Rentals Remain Constrained by Competition
The demand for new aircraft continues to know no bounds as both Airbus and Boeing have extended their backlogs through the placement of sufficient orders to outweigh deliveries for 2017. Yet, despite the orders, the values of most narrowbodies continue to trend downwards. The relationship between new net prices and…

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January 22, 2018
AVN
Asking Prices Reflect Strength of the Market
The market remains strong – though not strong enough to prevent the demise of Air Berlin and Monarch Airlines – and the asking prices for aircraft continue to reflect that demand even if the final sale price is likely to be much lower. A 1997 A340-300 with 46,000 hours, is…

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October 16, 2017
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Competition Prevents Rise in Rentals
The demand for aircraft – particularly the newer examples – remains strong and this allowing values to generally fall at a rate below the general trend. The demise of a few carriers such as Monarch and Air Berlin has resulted in a few aircraft expectantly entering the market. Some of…

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October 16, 2017
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“B797” Creates Ripples for Residual Values into Next Decade
New Type to Rectify Legacy Issues & Lay Foundation for Another Product Line? While this decade has already witnessed a seismic shift in the product line such that few types that were in production at the start of the decade will remain so by the end, the potential development of…

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July 24, 2017
AVN
No Respite for B737-500 Values
With some 50 percent of the fleet either in storage or having been scrapped, values of the -500 have continued to decline at a rapid rate. The oldest B737-500 is only 26 years of age with a fleet average of around 20 years. Yet of the 389 that have been…

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November 14, 2016
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