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Production Cuts Not Quick Enough to Avoid Further Fall in Values
New China Southern B777Fs Head to Desert Storage The decision by Boeing to cut back widebody production in 2010 underlines the severity of the situation for values. Through to the end 2008, widebodies appeared to be avoiding the cutbacks in capacity being suffered by narrowbodies. The last four months has…

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April 27, 2009
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…And Lower Escalation Also Affecting New Aircraft Values
The fall in commodity and energy prices as a result of the worldwide economic recession has seen a dramatic reversal in escalation applied to new aircraft deliveries such that used aircraft values are now being impacted. Six months ago the situation was the reverse. High commodity prices, not least the…

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April 27, 2009
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Freighter Aircraft Values Under Severe Pressure
The storage of two new China Southern B777Fs for an as yet to be determined period, underlines the severity of the pressure on the airfreight sector such that values of some freighter aircraft continue to fall. The Japanese Ministry of Finance announced that exports dropped by 46 percent compared to…

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April 27, 2009
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No Respite for Rentals
The lower price of fuel may have improved the cost side of the equation, the problem now lies with being able to fill the aircraft with reasonably high yielding passengers. The deterioration in lease rentals may be focused on the 50 seaters but the larger regional jets are also suffering…

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April 27, 2009
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Freighter Values Experience Significant Decline
The global recession has result in an unprecedented decline in traffic and values have inevitably been badly impacted by the contraction of so many fleets. Only two years ago there was such a lack of feedstock for conversions that prices of passenger aircraft rose by some 50 percent. How times…

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April 27, 2009
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B737-700 Values Suffer As Crisis Deepens
The market has moved on from the period 2002-2004 when the recession failed to materially dent the values of the B737-700. With a much larger and vulnerable fleet values of the B737-700 have fallen by some 12 percent over the course of the last six months with further declines likely.…

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April 27, 2009
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Aircraft Asset Assessment
The B737-700 Market Presence. The B737-700 is endemic. Almost taken for granted, the B737-700 has secured some 1,513 orders of which over 978 have been delivered. However the -800 continues to be the most popular with nearly 3,025 orders. The -700 has achieved notable success, building upon the solid foundations…

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April 27, 2009
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First Quarter Orders Suggest Worse is to Come
The net order book for the manufacturers failed to materially advance in the first quarter of this year, underlining the severity of the market and contrasting with the larger orders placed in the first quarter of 2008. Airbus saw three cancellations for the A318 in the first quarter, a similar…

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April 27, 2009
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