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Values of Final B757s Set To Experience Rapid Decline
The Shanghai Airlines order for five B757s, the first order for B757s in some two years, provides the most modest of fillips for the beleaguered type. The five aircraft were reported by Boeing [NYSE: BA] to be worth $410 million at list prices, or $82 million each. With 2003 list…

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September 22, 2003
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Approaching Launch of B7E7 Increases Pressure on B767-300ER Residuals
Approval for the launch of the B7E7, the successor to the B757/B767 family, is increasingly likely to be sought from the Boeing [NYSE: BA] board in the latter part of this year, making it necessary to carefully consider the implications for B767-300ER residuals in the years leading up to the…

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September 22, 2003
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Start of Long Haul to Higher Rentals
The peak Northern Hemisphere summer season has come to an end, allowing many international airlines a measure of respite from previous negatives. Even though interest rates are still at near record lows, there has been sufficient improvement in traffic and a growth in demand for additional capacity for rentals of…

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September 22, 2003
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328JET Values Show No Sign of Improvement
Values of the 328JET, hard hit by the previous cessation of production, have gained little solace from the restarting of "production" and the delivery of the first of eight units destined for Hainan Airlines. With less than 100 deliveries having been made before production previously ceased, the acquisition of the…

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September 22, 2003
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Narrowbody Values Achieve Stability
Values of some newer narrowbodies have at last managed to achieve a measure of stability, though some types continue to experience a fall. Values of newly delivered narrowbodies have seen a slight increase, though the rise falls far short of the magnitude applied to list prices. The A320 family and…

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September 22, 2003
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ERJ145 Values Continue to Weather the Storm
The restructuring undertaken by the major U.S. airlines have clearly benefited the regional jets such that values have managed to avoid the falls that have affected so many other types. Though entering service in 1996, the development of the ERJ145 can be traced back as far as 1989. This was…

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September 22, 2003
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Still No Winners for Baseline Values in A380 Engine Stakes
The decision by International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) to order the Engine Alliance powerplant for its four firm A380 orders provides a boost for the U.S. engine on the new Airbus aircraft, splitting the honors between the two types and for the time being preventing any distinction in value emerging.…

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September 22, 2003
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Movement in MD11SF Market Offers Promise of Stable Values
Values of the MD11SF, hard hit by the lack of interest in the passenger version, are beginning to enjoy renewed interest, offering the prospect of at least a measure of stability for values of the beleaguered type. Already operating a fleet of 14 original MD11 freighters, Lufthansa is close to…

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September 22, 2003
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