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Rise In A380 Break-Even Figure Muddles Values
Program Unlikely To Be Profitable - Until After The Arrival Of The -900 The problems surrounding Airbus, personified by the excruciating delay in the service entry of the A380, has increased the likelihood that the program will fail to generate a profit. The delay in the delivery of the A380…

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October 30, 2006
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Airbus Feels Pinch In Widebody Orders During First Nine Months Of 2006
The absence of substantive orders for Airbus widebodies, and indeed narrowbodies, during 2006 underlines the predicament of the manufacturer. With only 18 orders for the A330-200, two for the A330-300 and three for the A340-300, the focus is clearly on the A330-200. Airbus also recorded 13 orders for the A350.…

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October 30, 2006
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B767-300ER Values Continue To Ease Upwards With Caution
Values of the B767-300ER continue to experience improvement on the basis of a sustained rise in lease rentals. The phenomenon of the decade is the revival in the fortunes of the B767-300ER. Lease rates have all but doubled in the last few years from less than $300,000 per month to…

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October 30, 2006
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B787 Values On the Up - Again
Current and residual values of the B787-8 appear to be on the rise again after Airbus continue to dally with the launch date for the A350. While there is little doubt that Airbus will recover its reputation as a viable competitor to Boeing in the widebody segment of the market…

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October 30, 2006
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Rentals Under Pressure Despite Rate Rise
The lease rentals of the older widebodies continue to decline despite the pressure of higher interest rates. While the drop in oil prices may have alleviated some of the adverse operating cost associated with the older widebodies, operators are conscious of the window of opportunity to seek alternatives and replacements.…

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October 30, 2006
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Airbus Widebodies Suffer
The problems facing Airbus have already impacted current values of their widebody products though this is more a consequence of the high price of fuel. The four engined configuration, just as with the trijets, no longer hold such relevance as they once did. The escalation in the price of fuel…

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October 30, 2006
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CRJ200ER Values Improve As Availability Declines.
At the start of the year, the market for the CRJ200ER seemed bleak. A number of operators had earlier sought to divest themselves of the type leading to an increase in availability. Values experienced s sharp fall as a result. However, during the course of 2006, the number being advertised…

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October 30, 2006
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B767-200ER Values Make A Comeback
The fortunes of the B767-200ER are finally improving as the market seeks longer range widebody equipment for a variety of tasks. Only 121 -200ERs were ever ordered although some early -200s were converted. Three remain to be delivered. Though a few have been recently delivered, production essentially ceased in 1992…

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October 30, 2006
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Values Of Early Widebody Freighters Under Threat From New Generation
The order from Guggenheim Aviation Partners for six B747-8Fs comes hot on the heels of the Emirates order for ten units and spells a decline in values of early generation B747 Classic freighters. The B747-8F has secured nearly 50 orders. Of the 126 orders for the B747-400F, 19 remain to…

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October 30, 2006
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