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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B747-400
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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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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Values of B777-300ER Continue to Fall Despite Previously Being Favored
While the fortunes of the A220 are ascending those of the B777-300ER are clearly falling as the market looks at the arrival of the B777-9 and ponders of how the -300ER will fare in the used market. With an age profile that now stretches back for approximately 16 years the…

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May 13, 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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Values of Mid Life Widebodies Face Pressure
While the enthusiasm for the A350-900 and B787-9 continues the fortunes of the mid life aircraft of those models coming to the end of production – the A330ceo and the B777-300ER for example – remain under pressure. The arrival of new products and the divesting of older types is contributing…

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April 15, 2019
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Concept of Half Life Values Lose Relevance for Older Aircraft
Providing half-life values for older aircraft, particularly widebodies, is becoming increasingly irrelevant and in some cases is leading to an optimistic view of the relative value of assets, thereby increasing risk for owners and potentially overstating book values. The usual method in providing non-maintenance adjusted is to assume half life…

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April 15, 2019
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Assumptions
The table is published on an annual basis and complements the quarterly updates to specific aircraft categories. The table encompasses both current and future lease rentals. The methodology involved in calculating lease rentals differs from that of values. Lease rentals display greater volatility. Rentals are calculated individually and are not…

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April 1, 2019
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Engine Overhaul Costs Mitigated by Longer On Wing Time
The cost of overhauling engines continues to rise but with better management, the time on wing is increasing to compensate. The rate that list prices of spare Life Limited Parts rise continues to be in excess of most other rates of inflation. The cost of overhauls is tied to some…

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March 18, 2019
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