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"Eastern" Regional Jets Have Potential to Upset Residuals
SSJ Roll-Out & First Non-Chinese ARJ21 Order Place Pressure on West The imminent roll-out of the Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 and the development of the ACAC ARJ21 have the potential to place considerable pressure on existing products such as the Bombardier CRJ900 and Embraer 190/195 should the new "Eastern" aircraft…

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September 3, 2007
AVN
Older Aircraft Continue to Face Depressed Pricing
While the absence of newer aircraft continues to force pricing upwards, the lack of appetite for older aircraft continues to force down pricing, providing a glimpse of the potential prospects for aircraft currently held in high regard. A 1967 B707 freighter is still on the market priced at $750,000. A…

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September 3, 2007
AVN
B777-300ER Values Continue to Edge Higher As Demand Increases
A recent flurry of orders for the B777-300ER has allowed values to edge higher though values of $165 million and higher perhaps apply only to a few sale and leaseback deals. Cathay Pacific has added a further five B777-300ERs to its existing orderbook for 14 of the type. No deliveries…

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September 3, 2007
AVN
In-Production Widebody Rentals Remain Strong
The lease rentals of the newer widebodies remain strong. The demand for efficient capacity has led not only to a spate of fresh orders but also the acquisition and lease of used widebodies. Lease rentals of most widebodies have managed to enjoy a further, albeit slight, rise due to such…

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September 3, 2007
AVN
B777-300 Residuals Fail to Impress
The widebody market continues to grow but the values of the -300 continue to decline. Virtually all -300s remain with their original customers which makes for difficult determination of market values. Orders for the B777-300 total only 60, down from four years ago when 62 were on order. The last…

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September 3, 2007
AVN
Aircraft Asset Assessment
The B777-300 Market Presence. The -300 has been in service for nine years suggesting that the operation of 60 aircraft represents a limited quantity. However, as the B777-300 is of similar capacity to the B747-200B and features a net price of less than $100 million, the 60 orders placed to…

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September 3, 2007
AVN
Mixed Fortunes for B747-200F Values
The high price of fuel is naturally turning cargo operators away from the B747-200F though there remains sufficient activity involving the type to allow values to remain stable. The need for cargo space remains strong but sufficient competition exists to ensure that the aircraft used offer the greatest efficiency. The…

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September 3, 2007
AVN
A320 Conversion Program Momentum Underlines Threat to Residuals
The conversion of the A320 has been mooted for some years but the project is now at a point that a launch customer is to be announced, highlighting the need for realism with respect to A320 residuals. The A320 has been in continuous production for some 20 years and conversion…

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September 3, 2007
AVN
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