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B777-300ER Residuals Gain As A350-1000 EIS Slips
Uncertainty Provides More Opportunities For Boeing Product The largest derivative of the proposed A350XWB family seems set to enter service in 2015 at the earliest, allowing residual values of the B777-300ER to gather further strength from the lack of a competitor. A December launch of the A350XWB seems likely as…

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November 27, 2006
AVN
Scrapping Of First B777 Highlights Danger For Long-Term Residuals
A B777-200, originally ordered by British Airways but subsequently operated by Khalifa and Varig, is due to be parted out after seeing only nine years service. Serial number 27109 flew for the first time in December 1995 and was delivered to British Airways in the following month. The aircraft was…

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November 27, 2006
AVN
Internet Offerings Highlight Strong Pricing
Reliable transaction data remains elusive but the internet continues to provide some information on pricing. Aerosupplies Partner of Malaysia is offering three, probably JT9D powered, B767-200(ER)s for $7.5 million each. Operated by a Chinese airline, possibly Air China and manufactured in 1985-1987, on domestic routes, the aircraft have been maintained…

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November 27, 2006
AVN
Ageing Narrowbody Rentals Have Nowhere To Hide
Any improvement in rentals of the older narrowbodies now seems to lie with a change in terms and a rise in interest rates. Lease rentals tend to rise as an aircraft ages due to the filtering process. Traditionally a new aircraft has been delivered to an operator with a reasonable…

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November 27, 2006
AVN
Improvement For Some Freighter Values
Though recent months may have seen a slight slowdown in the rate of airfreight growth the traditional festive season will regenerate renewed interest. There remains a shortage of capacity, at least for more modern equipment. The demand for capacity remains sufficiently strong as to keep values at least at previous…

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November 27, 2006
AVN
A340-300 Values Remain Weak
The virtual absence of orders for the A340-300 in recent years continues to undermine values even though lease rentals may be showing a measure of stability. The long-range capability of the A340-300 has to date provided a measure of comfort for the type. The reasonable popularity of the A340-300 stems…

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November 27, 2006
AVN
Aircraft Asset Assessment -- A340-300
Market Presence. Despite being more than ten years of age, the A340-300 is still synonymous with the latest technology. The engines and cockpit may have been refined but the basic structure and systems are still contemporary. The A340-500 and -600 inevitably improves upon some aspects but there exists nothing major…

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November 27, 2006
AVN
B737-600 Values Continue To Falter
Values of the beleaguered B737-600 are continuing to decline while those for the -700 and -800 are experiencing further improvement. September saw the delivery of the last remaining -600 on order to Westjet. The last order for the -600, also placed by Westjet, was secured in August 2005. Total orders…

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November 27, 2006
AVN
CRJ200 Storage Levels Continues To Hamper Value Improvement
The number of CRJ200s in storage continues to be sufficiently high as to induce concern over remarketing opportunities and therefore the ability of values to recover from lows experienced earlier in the year. BACK Aviation Solutions has quoted an improving trend in CRJ200 storage levels. At the beginning of the…

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November 27, 2006
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