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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B737-500
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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Historical Lease Rentals of B737-500 Show Volatility
There continues to be a considerable difference in the behavior of lease rentals and values with the former exhibiting greater volatility in the short term and showing more aptitude for recovery than values. The experience of the B737-500 demonstrates how the market for the type has changed over time, not…

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June 11, 2018
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Southwest Appetite for B737-700 Wanes Potentially Affecting Values
With the fleet of B737-700s being dominated by Southwest and in view of the very limited number of orders being placed for the type over the last decade, there exists a danger that used values will suffer as more come onto the market. Of the approximate 1,000 B737-700s in service…

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June 11, 2018
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A318 Values Continue to Fall
The market for the A318 remains difficult as the type fails to meet the needs of many operators. There are some 11 Avianca A318s in storage with another 11 ex-Frontier already scrapped. There are still some leased by GECAS amongst others and a renewal of the lease with an existing…

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May 14, 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
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Rentals Competitive for Regional Jets
The service entry of the Embraer E2 is edging closer with the April 24th 2018 being slated as the date for the first delivery, thus marking a shift in the product line up which inevitably impacts the rentals of existing models. The development of the Embraer E2 has progressed virtually…

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February 5, 2018
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Asking Prices for Boeing Aircraft Still Higher Than Values
The asking prices for older Boeing aircraft in particular are still usually higher than market values suggesting that the actual net selling price will be lower than that advertised. A 1996 B737-500 is on the market with an asking price of $2.3 million which compares with $1.8 million (Aircraft Values…

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February 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
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