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Values of B757 Continue to Suffer
Conversions Obscure Waning Popularity Values of the B757 are declining as the market for the type continues to be concentrated in the U.S. ad availability increases. Until the last two years values of the B757 were performing well, largely shrugging off the negatives associated with cessation of production and a…

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July 5, 2010
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More B767-300ERs Destined for Conversion at “$30 million” Each
The problems facing the B767-300ER have been further highlighted by the acquisition of three units from Qantas for conversion to freighter. The three aircraft – two of 1988 vintage and one of 1994 – have been acquired by Air Transport Services Group (ATSG). Featuring CF6-80C2B6 engines and a higher MTOW,…

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July 5, 2010
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Waning Values Will Likely See A340-500 Market
Values of the A340-500 have been experiencing a considerable fall over the last few years and with operators seeking to dispose of the type the focus is likely to be more on use as a VVIP aircraft. A new A340-500 is being completed for the State of Kuwait and with…

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July 5, 2010
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B787-9 Values On the Up While -8 Premium Dissipates
The values of the B787-8 remain under pressure despite representing nearly 80 percent of all B787s to date because of uncertainty over the specification and performance. Two years ago the premium applied to the B787-8 amounted to some $10 million but today there is little such premium being applied. The…

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July 5, 2010
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Widebody Lease Rates Show Stability
The widebody market continues to improve with the demand for newer widebodies consistent thus allowing lease rentals to remain stable. The fragility of the world economy and the exposure of so many financial institutions to uncertain debts continues to make it difficult for lease rentals to experience a significant rise.…

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July 5, 2010
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Regional Jet Value Remain Fragile
The values of the 50 seat regional jets continue to remain under pressure as operators seek to contract operations still further. Delivery rates of larger regional jets have suffered as operators continue to preserve cash and perhaps even acquire turboprops as a means of achieving better economies of scale. However,…

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July 5, 2010
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Values Of A318 Continue to Fall
With only 83 orders and 73 deliveries the appetite for the A318 is clearly limited though much better than for the B737-600. Even the departure of the B7347-600 and B717 from the competition ring did not lead to improved market conditions for the A318. With a virtually static order book…

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July 5, 2010
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Aircraft Asset Assessment: A318
Market Presence. As a member of the A320 family, technology is not an issue for the A318. Technical obsolescence will not feature for some years or at least until the A320 family is upgraded or replaced. The interior of the A318, providing a wider diameter than the competition, is already…

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July 5, 2010
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Used Simulator Values Face Contradictory Pressures
At a price of some $15 million a new simulator represents a sizeable investment for airlines and dedicated facilities such that orders for new simulators have been few in number in recent years. At a time when record deliveries of aircraft are being made, the number of new simulator deliveries…

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July 5, 2010
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