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Start of Value Recovery Depends on Summer Sizzle
Potential for Further 20 Percent Fall If U.S. Major Enters Chapter 7 With the arrival of the peak Northern Hemisphere summer season comes the prospect of an improvement for the aviation industry and values, but the U.S. majors and others must go beyond mere breakeven and make enough money to…

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June 16, 2003
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Sustained Discounting of Rentals Begins To Affect Values
Whatever the prospects of a recovery for the industry, the on-going discounting of rentals has begun to have a discernible impact on both current and future values. The inability to achieve monthly rentals of more than 0.7 percent when expressed as a percentage of the current value of newer aircraft…

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June 16, 2003
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B767-200ER Tanker Program Does Nothing To Bolster Commercial Values
The approval of an order for 100 KV-767A tankers, based on the B767-200ER by the U.S. Department of Defense and due for delivery between 2006 and 2011, will do nothing to reverse the decline in values of the commercial variant or raise the prospect of further commercial orders. The 100…

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June 16, 2003
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Concorde Values Nonexistent
Though Air France stopped operating Concorde at the end of last month and British Airways is due to do the same later in the year, the question of value is irrelevant as both have no intention of selling or leasing the aircraft, though Virgin Atlantic may aspirations to do so.…

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June 16, 2003
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Potential Supply Likely To Lead To Realistic Rentals
While availability is far from an issue affecting regional jet rentals, the increasing number in service can be expected to result in lower rentals in the near term, particularly for the older examples. Having experienced a frustrating 18 months, Embraer and Bombardier are once again recording reasonable orders for their…

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June 16, 2003
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Narrowbody Values Remain Under Pressure
Despite the conclusion of the Iraq war, the control of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus, the avoidance of Chapter 11 by American Airlines, the re- emergence of US Airways from Chapter 11, the potential early emergence of United from Chapter 11, there still appears to be considerable adverse…

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June 16, 2003
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Aircraft Value Review A300-600R: A300-600R Values Keep On Falling
The Paris Air Show will once again fail to produce a replacement for the A300-600R. Values of the A300-600R have been steadily falling for more than a decade. Though a few have still been delivered in the last few years, the type has been virtually out of production for the…

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June 16, 2003
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Storage Levels Likely To Fall, Aiding Value Retention
While storage levels, not surprisingly, remain at extremely high levels thereby constraining any improvement in values, the containment of the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus and the reduction in political uncertainty is expected to see some units returning to service during the next quarter. The events of Sept. 11…

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June 16, 2003
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