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Lease Rates Bottom Out
But Long Hike to Recovery Expected Lease rentals – at least of more modern jets – are considered to have reached the trough of the current cycle and are beginning the long haul to recovery after experiencing a significant fall from the peak of late 2007. In the two and…

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March 29, 2010
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Production Rate Increases Likely to Impact Value Recovery
Despite concerns that a higher delivery rate will delay the recovery of values and lease rentals, both Airbus and Boeing have announced an intention to increase production of narrowbodies. The rise in production is at odds with a lack luster orderbook for 2010 from both manufacturers but both cite demand…

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March 29, 2010
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Two Categories of Aircraft See Divergent Value Behavior
Values of aircraft in production and those out of production are experiencing different fortunes such that any recovery of the latter category will be much more muted. While the behavior of out of production aircraft has traditionally differed from those in production, the values of those aircraft out of production…

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March 29, 2010
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Turboprop Rentals Continue to Exhibit Stability
While jet lease rentals have experienced considerable falls those of turboprops have also suffered but have stabilized at least four months sooner. The turboprop market, in terms of new orders at least, may not be exhibiting the strength of previous years but their relative fuel efficiency compared to both 50…

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March 29, 2010
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Values of Narrowbodies in Production Edge Down
With values of the narrowbodies in production having fallen by more than 20 percent since the start of the recession, there is at last some light at the end of the tunnel. However, this is not to say that the end has been experienced but rather that the rate of…

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March 29, 2010
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A321-200 Values Suffer
While orders for the A321 continue to trickle in, operators are increasingly seeking to maximize yields on smaller equipment. A321 Vital Statistics LAUNCH 11/1989 STANDARD MTOW 183,000lbs LIST PRICE (2010) $95.5m FIRST FLIGHT 03/1993 OPTIONAL MTOW 206,100lbs TYPICAL DISCOUNT 50% SERVICE ENTRY 03/1994 FUEL CAPACITY 6,260usg VALUE Y1996 – 89t…

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March 29, 2010
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Aircraft Asset Assessment: A321
Market Presence. Based extensively on the A320, use of computers, fly-by-wire systems, side stick controllers, all ensure that the family will maintain parity with other products on the market for the short term. Although able to compete effectively against the B737-800/-900 and B757, enhancements to the basic A320 family design…

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March 29, 2010
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B777-300ER Enhancements Will Create Differential in Values
Just as the values of early A320s are faring worse than those A320s being built today, then so too will values of early B777s falter as Boeing enhances the type. The development of the A350 is well underway and Boeing is facing a tough choice. The B777 needs to be…

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March 29, 2010
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