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Greater B7E7 Definition Aids Residual Deterioration Forecast
Short-Range Split Promises Stronger Values for Baseline Models The greater definition of B7E7 variants provides for an increased opportunity to consider the implications for residual values of existing types, particularly the B767 and A330-200. With a Boeing [NYSE: BA]board decision enabling the B7E7 to be offered to customers expected in…

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November 17, 2003
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B757 Conversion Could See Payback in Under Three Years
Despite the impending cessation of production next year, the market for B757s is likely to remain sufficiently difficult in the short term as to persuade more owners to opt for the expense of conversion. With considerable imbalance between supply and demand for the B757 - in favor of the former…

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November 17, 2003
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Turboprop Rentals Achieve Measure of Stability
Even though the number of turboprops on the market continues to remain at surplus levels, lease rates for most types have achieved a measure of stability. The leveling of rentals is a reflection of the considerable decline in rentals over the last few years rather than due to any significant…

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November 17, 2003
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Post SARS Recovery Sees Increased Demand for Used B747-400s
The faster than expected recovery by some carriers in the Far East in the aftermath of the SARS problem is leading to increased interest in used B747-400s, though the slide in values of the type has yet to be halted. While a substantive improvement in traffic is far from universal,…

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November 17, 2003
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Values of Freighters Remain on Verge of Recovery
With the expansion of the U.S. economy and the arrival of the peak airfreight season come the prospect of improved fortunes for much affected freighter values. Freighter values are usually the first category to experience an improvement when a recovery occurs. Normally the amount of surplus freighter capacity, even during…

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November 17, 2003
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Values of A319s Show Stability
Despite the continued problems being experienced by the market as a whole, the values of the A319 have experienced a period of stability, with newest examples exhibiting a slight rise. The operator and customer base of the A319 has proved sufficiently diverse to permit comparison with the competing B737-700 on…

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November 17, 2003
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Classic Lack of Availability Provides Difficult Time For B767-300 Values
With the B767-300 having experienced little availability during the course of its nearly 20-year history, the potential imminent retirement of the fleet of a major operator is likely causing problems for the assessment of values. Only 104 B767-300s were ever ordered and the final isolated delivery was made in 2001…

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November 17, 2003
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Delayed B777F & A330F Likely to Aid MD11SF/B747SF Residuals
Despite a number of requests from operators for Boeing [NYSE: BA] to launch a freighter version of the popular B777, the U.S. manufacturer has seemingly placed a low priority on such a development, forcing operators to use the B747-400F/SF and MD11F/SF, thereby consolidating medium-term residuals. The development of freighter versions…

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November 17, 2003
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