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Value Premium for B787 Could Dissipate
Lower Fuel Prices, Delays & Weaker Market Make for Difficult Times The premium that the B787 attracted when the market was buoyant and when fuel prices were high now has the potential to dissipate should the negatives prevail for any length of time. The early delivery slots for the B787-8…

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January 19, 2009
AVN
Residual Values of Existing Products Gain From Focus on BioFuels
While the environmental lobby is clamoring for the development of new aircraft to improve the carbon emissions of the industry, the focus on alternative fuels seems to provide a means for both operators and manufacturers to delay costly replacement products. Any delay to the service entry of replacement types, particularly…

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January 19, 2009
AVN
Market Activity Still Evident
Despite the concern over whether new aircraft set for delivery later this year will secure financing and how much further traffic can contract, there continues to be liquidity in the market. Both older and new aircraft are continuing to be traded and operators are expanding. Blue Line, a French corporate…

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January 19, 2009
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50-Seat Lease Rentals Continue to Weaken
While the price of fuel has allowed operators to retain the type for longer than might have been the case, the 50 seat corporate jet lease rentals remain under considerable pressure. The move to larger equipment should come as little surprise to the market. A number of operators have been…

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January 19, 2009
AVN
Freighter Values Face Diffuclt times
The fall in the demand for airfreight, not least due to the worsening output from China, has inevitably caused problems for the industry and led to some excess capacity. Even FedEx has postponed the delivery of freighters although it has exercised an option for 15 B777 Freighters in anticipation of…

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January 19, 2009
AVN
Values of the B757 Suffer Only Marginal Decline
The combination of freighter conversion programs, a lack of available capital, and restructuring by the U.S. majors has continued to favor the B757 such that values have fallen less sharply than for some other types. While production ended some years ago the type has been sought after once more by…

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January 19, 2009
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Aircraft Market Assessment
The B757-200/-200ER Market Presence. The age of the B757 is clearly showing despite the demand. At more than 25 years of age, the systems and specification are clearly at a disadvantage compared to newer equipment. The avionics for example require to be upgraded if they are take full advantage of…

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January 19, 2009
AVN
Market Values Likely to Continue to Decline Through to 2010
The cyclic condition of rising production levels and falling demand has once again emerged and threatens to undermine the current market values of both new and old aircraft. Previous cycles have demonstrated the problem of too many orders being placed during periods of growth only to be delivered in quantity…

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January 19, 2009
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