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Value of New B767-300ERs Stable As Production Stretches to 2013
Values of New -300ERs Attract 65 Percent Discount Compared to List Price The delay to the service entry of the B787 has forced operators to seek alternative equipment but the placement of new orders for the B767-300ER will likely have been at heavily discounted prices. Despite the “imminent” service entry…

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May 23, 2011
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Condition of Older A320s Vital for Values - & Parting Out
With such an extensive product life cycle a rise in the number being parted out is to be expected although much depends on the condition of the aircraft. An A320, serial number 443, has reportedly been acquired by Kellstrom Commercial Aerospace for part out. The V2500-A1 powerplant is the least…

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May 23, 2011
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21 Qantas B737 Classics Expected to Make “$20 Million” Each
The values of the B737 Classic continue to face downward pressure as existing operators seek to displace their existing fleets with newer equipment. The Sydney Morning Herald initially reported that Qantas was selling 21 B737-400 Classic aircraft for a price Australian Dollars A$21 million each, virtually the same amount in…

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May 23, 2011
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Values of A300F4s Likely to Deteriorate as DHL Shifts to Newer Offerings
The values of the A300F4-200s are facing downward pressures in the near terms as DHL, a principal operator of the type, moves to the A300-600. DHL Express has acquired 13 A300-600s from troubled Japan Airlines. The aircraft will be converted by EADS’ EFW division with the replacement expected to be…

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May 23, 2011
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Lease Rentals Larger RJs Remain Attractive
The demand for the larger regional jets, particularly those offering the improved efficiency of more modern engines, continues to translate into sufficiently attractive lease rentals to entice new players into the regional jet market. Unfortunately, the lease rentals for some 50 seaters are such that lessors may feel the urge…

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May 23, 2011
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Freighter Values Show Some Improvement
The world economy may still be fragile but the airfreight market continues to exhibit growth. The consequences of the events in Japan are continuing to be experienced in terms of the transportation of high value components for the electronic and automotive sectors. In March 2011, freight demand increased by just…

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May 23, 2011
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Values of A319 Continue to Decline
As the 120 seat segment of the market becomes increasingly competitive, values of the A319 have experienced a further modest fall. A319 Vital Statistics LAUNCH 05/1993 STANDARD MTOW 141,100lbs LIST PRICE 2011 $77.7m $83.7m (neo) FIRST FLIGHT 08/1995 OPTIONAL MTOW 166,400lbs TYPICAL DISCOUNT 50% SERVICE ENTRY 04/1996 FUEL CAPACITY 6,300…

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May 23, 2011
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CSeries Pricing Under Pressure As Competition Increases
The placement of a deposit for the A320NEO family by Republic Airways, parent of CSeries customer Frontier Airlines, points to a market segment that is becoming increasingly competitive such that securing additional orders for the CSeries may require even lower pricing. The CSeries is poised for the Paris Air Show…

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May 23, 2011
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