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“High Residual” Values of A320 Blamed for A320 P2F Cancellation
Higher Than Expected Conversion Cost Could Also Contribute to Decision The cancellation of the A320 Passenger to Freighter (P2F) conversion program, at least in its current form, will have consequences for residual values of the type in the medium term even if “high” current values are cited as the reason…

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June 20, 2011
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A330-300 Conversion Offers Hope for Residual Values of Early Examples
While the values of the A330-300Enhanced are performing well, the values of earlier -300s with lower weights are experiencing some weakness but at least some of the downward trend in the coming years could be partially arrested if the conversion program comes to fruition. The demise of the A320 passenger…

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June 20, 2011
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Parting Out Demands Two Values
With new aircraft acting just as much as replacement capacity as growth capacity the displacement of older aircraft to the junkyard is requiring a greater appreciation of the nuances associated with parting out values. There are some 2,000 aircraft in storage. Of these only 10-15 percent will be returned to…

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June 20, 2011
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Widebody Rentals Stable
The need to redistribute widebody capacity in the wake of various events, not least those in Japan and the latest involving ash clouds, has taken the edge of the improvement in international traffic. However, whatever the fragility of the market there can be no denying the sustained interest in international…

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June 20, 2011
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Values of Larger Aircraft Edge Higher
The 50 seat regional jet market continues to lose favor but the larger jets remain in demand. With the 120 seat segment of the market – the A319 and B737-700 – losing favor, the differential in seating capacity between the regional jets and the 150 seaters is significant. Operators continue…

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June 20, 2011
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B777-300 Values Continue to Face Problems
The market for the type continues to experience problems even if there is a demand for newer widebodies. The -300 has been under pressure for a number of years, even before the onset of the recession. The limited range of the -300 has been a major problem for the aircraft,…

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June 20, 2011
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Aircraft Asset Assessment: B777-300
Market Presence. The -300 has been in service for eleven years. The limited range of the -300, at least with respect to the capability of most other current widebodies, makes it suited to the needs of a relatively limited number of operators. The operator base is dominated by Asian carriers…

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June 20, 2011
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Dash8Q-400 Values On Watch Status as Early Delivery Slots Become Available
The values of the Dash8-400 have achieved notable stability over the last few years, despite mishaps, but the ready availability of delivery slots at the latter part of this year points to a lack of orders and a need for a change of emphasis in terms of value perceptions. The…

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June 20, 2011
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