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Continental / United Merger Poses No Problem for Values
But Market Remains Sufficiently Fragile as to Delay Recovery in Values The tie-up between United and Continental will create one of the largest operators in the world with nearly 700 mainline aircraft in the merged fleet but at present there is little indication that the fleet size will be reduced…

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May 10, 2010
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B777F Values Continue to Show Promise
While the values of freighters experienced significant declines during the course of 2009 as a result of an unprecedented fall in traffic, the combination of greater interest in freighter conversions and acquisition of additional capacity is providing the basis for a possible improvement in values during the latter part of…

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May 10, 2010
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Acquisition of Ex-JAL B747-400s Fails to Aid Values
The intended disposal of more than 30 B747-400s by Japan Airlines has already resulted in a significant fall in values and the acquisition of nine such aircraft by Transaero will do nothing to reverse the slide. The values of the B747-400 have fallen by more than 20 percent over the…

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May 10, 2010
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Sustained Rise in Storage Levels Fail to Undermine Values
Despite the continued rise in the number of aircraft listed as being in storage, such is the change in the relationship between values and storage levels that the latter now has only a limited impact on the behavior of values. At the peak of the market in late 2007, there…

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May 10, 2010
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Lease Rentals Continue to Show Stability
The lease rentals of the majority of jets have continued to behave as expected and remained stable. Whatever the negatives there is greater interest in aircraft leasing. Air Lease Corporation is close to being formed with former executives from ILFC and finance has been secured. Avolon of Ireland is close…

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May 10, 2010
AVN
Widebody Values Edge Downwards
Despite signs that the market is improving such is the fragility of the economic recovery and the uncertainty that values in some cases have edged downwards rather than up. The problems surrounding Japan Airlines has resulted in a 20 percent fall in values over the last few months. This is…

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May 10, 2010
AVN
CRJ200ER Problems Fail to Dissipate
The orderbook for the CRJ200ER now lies empty while the parking lots fill out. Values of the CRJ200ER have experienced a significant fall in the last year and the next three years is expected to see a further 20 percent decline. Instead of an orderly change to larger gauge equipment,…

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May 10, 2010
AVN
Aircraft Asset Assessment: CRJ200
Market Presence. While the oldest CRJs are more than 18 years of age, Canadair made great strides in adapting the basic corporate jet design to the needs of the tougher commercial market such that its heritage should not be any more of a significant issue than for other regional jets.…

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May 10, 2010
AVN
Long Term Residual Values Start to Take Account of New Market Entrants
Long term forecasts increasingly need to take account of new market entrants that have the potential to rip asunder the current duopoly. Residual forecast regularly predict values for the next 15, 20 and even 25 years. There is sometimes a temptation to consider that the current aviation structure will persist…

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May 10, 2010
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