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Residual Value Expectations for B737-900ER Remain Modest
Only A321-200 Values Dented by Boeing's Impending Launch The long-awaited launch of the Boeing [BA] B737-900ER is likely to result in only modestly performing residual values but will provide an important challenge to the Airbus A321-200, as well as strengthen the overall B737NG brand. Boeing has been seeking to launch…

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August 8, 2005
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Changing Product Lineup Requires Appreciation of Residual Value Dynamics
The introduction of a plethora of new models in the coming years increases the need to compensate the existing residual values of current models. A failure to do so would lead to a seemingly rapid decline in values upon service entry of the new models. New offerings from manufacturers have…

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August 8, 2005
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Large Scale Disposal of B737-300/-400s Unlikely to Upset Lease Rentals
The disposal of some 39 Boeing [BA] B737-400s in the short to medium term by Malaysia Airlines (MAS), to be replaced either by new Airbus A320s or B737-800s, is not expected to have a detrimental impact on lease rentals as Indonesia' Merpati is seeking a similar number of used B737-300/-400s.…

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August 8, 2005
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Lease Rentals Falter as Fuel Prices Remain High
The recent improvement in the lease rentals of older widebody aircraft has not been sustained, and while there has been some reluctance to register a deterioration in lease rentals, the pressure for a reduction cannot be resisted for much longer. As the major airlines seek to retire out-of-production widebodies, Japan…

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August 8, 2005
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Stage 3 Values Continue to Improve
The market continues to advance despite a streak of fragility, so much so that Stage 3 aircraft values - at least those of the more desirable assets - have registered a further slight improvement. While there may be a greater emphasis placed on the rise in lease rentals, values are…

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August 8, 2005
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B777-200ER Values Remain Stable
The Boeing [BA] B777-200ER continues to be viewed with considerable enthusiasm, so much so that values remain relatively stable. The expansion of the customer base in recent years coupled with the ongoing popularity have persuaded financial institutions to participate in sale and leasebacks and other financing instruments. However, over the…

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August 8, 2005
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V2500 Enhancements Complicate Valuation Process
The introduction of the V2500 Select initiative by International Aero Engines (IAE) is likely to further increase the pressure on values of older Airbus A320 family members while also generating further complications for the appraisal process. The V2500 Select program seeks to offer upgrades to both new and existing V2500…

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August 8, 2005
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