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Austrian Restructuring Points To Improved Market For Widebodies
A380 Delay Sees Operators Scramble For Capacity In eliminating the rest of its A330/A340 fleet and focusing on the existing B767/B777s in its fleet, Austrian Airlines is not only seeking to reduce costs but has also cited the improvement in widebody pricing emanating in part from the delay in the…

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November 13, 2006
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Improving US Airlines Finances Removes Barrier To Value Improvement
Better financial results from among the worlds largest airlines has the potential to see the removal of a major block to a further rise in aircraft values. While the rest of the airline world seemingly enjoyed the benefits of an improving market, the financial woes of U.S. legacy carriers has…

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November 13, 2006
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A320 Residuals Still Need To Consider Replacement
While the A320 family remains the bread and butter for Airbus in terms of revenue and profitability, the impetus for a replacement remains, sufficient to ensure that a note of caution needs to be maintained for residuals. The problems beleaguering Airbus in terms of the A380 and uncertainty over the…

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November 13, 2006
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Widebody Freighter Rentals On The Up
The demand for additional widebody capacity to compensate for the delay in the service entry of the A380 is beginning to hit the cargo market such that lease rentals have the potential to rise. The delay in the A380 is increasingly seeing operators retaining widebody equipment. Some aircraft were destined…

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November 13, 2006
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Narrowbody Rentals Continue To Rise
As of the mid-year the recovery in narrowbody rentals seemed complete. Yet pressure on rentals remains as operators clamor for additional capacity. There is now an expectation that rates for most narrowbodies still in production have yet to peak. The fall in the price of fuel may not be sufficient…

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November 13, 2006
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Older Widebodies Face Continued Indignity
The market for widebodies is strong and there exists a shortage of capacity but for the older examples, demand is little different from that of five years ago. The parking lots are full of ageing widebodies swelling and distorting the storage figures but never destined to return to service or…

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November 13, 2006
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Fokker 100 Values Show Some Resilience
The market for the Fokker 100 has experienced a variety of fortunes over the course of the last decade and for a time it seemed that there was little prospect of any improvement. While there remain significant problems, the recent past has seen some improvement such that placement is not…

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November 13, 2006
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Aircraft Asset Assessment
Market Presence. The total of 278 deliveries for the Fokker 100 represented something of a success for a European manufacturer though the number pales against the deliveries made by U.S. manufacturers and more recently Embraer and Bombardier. The orders secured from American and the then USAirways were considered important successes…

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November 13, 2006
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Resurrection Of CSeries Highlight Fluid Values For Larger Regional Jets
The potential revival of the Bombardier CSeries is likely to see variation in residual value calculations for not only the new model but also the expected B737NG and A320 family replacements. Based on refinements to the existing CSeries design, shelved at the beginning of the year, the new definition sees…

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November 13, 2006
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