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Absence Of 50 Seat Orders In 2006 Undermines Residuals
Massive Drop In Deliveries Increases Pressure The lack of orders and deliveries for 50 seat regional jets during the course of 2006 has increased the pressure on short term residuals in this potentially vulnerable segment of the market. Net orders in 2006 for the 50 seat regional jets amounted to…

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February 19, 2007
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Modest Upgrade To ATR Products Likely To Attract Premium, Not Discount
With production of the ATR42 and ATR72 scheduled to rise from 24 in 2006, to 44 this year and 60 in 2008, the market for ATR products remains sufficiently strong as to allow the improvement in performance to be viewed as a premium rather than a change in baseline specification.…

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February 19, 2007
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Only Major Delays Will Damage B787 Values
The values of the yet-to-fly B787 continue to rise as demand outstrips short-term supply and even reports of problems and supply chain bottle-necks have failed to dampen the premium now being applied to early delivery slots. The B787 has now secured over 450 orders. Values of the -8 are now…

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February 19, 2007
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B767 Values Unimpressed By UPS Order
The order for an additional 27 B767-300ERFs from United Parcel Service (UPS) may allow Boeing to extend the product life cycle of the B767 by a few more years until the possible US Air Force tanker order is secured. However, the order will do little for either current or residual…

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February 19, 2007
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Freighter Rentals Start To Rise Again
The sustained expansion of air cargo in 2006 has allowed the emphasis on newer freighter aircraft to be maintained, easing rentals upwards once again. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported that members registered a 4.6 percent increase in traffic from 2006. This is a significant improvement over 2005 when…

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February 19, 2007
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Values Of Ageing Widebodies At Scrap Levels
Older widebodies remain out of the favor despite the strength of the market and the continued absence of capacity in key market segments. The market conditions of today - "the noughties" - differ markedly from those of a decade and 20 years ago. In the late 1980s, the collapse of…

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February 19, 2007
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DC9 Values Possess Little Relevance
Values of the once ubiquitous DC9 have continued to remain at scrap levels. The stretched version of the DC9-10 was initially designated the -20 although this was soon changed to the -30. The stretch was facilitated by the raising of the MTOW by the FAA which allowed the 80,000lb -30…

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February 19, 2007
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Boeing Cites "$19.36 million" For easyJet A319s
The war of words between Boeing and Airbus has continued to hot up as the World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute intensifies with Boeing citing price cutting on the part of Airbus as a means of achieving market share. Strategic competitions, whereby one manufacturer seeks to wrestle an order away from…

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February 19, 2007
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