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Value Differential of A320neo Validated by Paris Orders
The significant orders placed for members of the A320neo family at the Paris Air Show saw the validation of the re-engining program and greater certainty surrounding the differential between the values of the existing and new models. To some extent the orders placed at the Paris Air Show had little…

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July 18, 2011
AVN
Republic MoU for A319neo Causes Some Confusion
The Paris Air Show was the venue for some significant commitments and none more so than the Memorandum of Understanding placed for 40 A320neos and 40 A319neos by Republic Airways. The Republic commitment for 40 A319neo has created some confusion as the airline has already ordered 40 Bombardier CS300s, being…

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July 18, 2011
AVN
B737NG Values Fail to Advance Even as Production Increases
Even though the B737-800 remains the most popular of narrowbodies, values of the newly delivered aircraft are failing to advance as the combination of rising production rates, advancing product life cycles, and replacement concerns converge. Boeing is raising production of the B737NG yet again. By the first half of 2014…

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July 18, 2011
AVN
Demand for 50 Seaters Expected in Long Term But Values Will Not Recover
Embraer, in releasing its forecast, on future demand, sees a renewal of interest in the 50 seat market in the long term as the current fleet ages but any new production will not help values of existing 50 seaters. With production of the 50 seats having all but come to…

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July 18, 2011
AVN
Capacity Continues to Outstrip Demand
The lease rentals of freighters continue to hold steady rather than increase, as capacity continues to outstrip demand. According to IATA data, the month of May 2011 saw a fall of 4 percent compared to the same month in May 2010. The effects of the Japanese shortfall in industrial capacity…

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July 18, 2011
AVN
Chapter 2 Values All At Sea
The values of virtually all Chapter 2 aircraft are at scrap levels. For the majority of Chapter 2 aircraft, any value mostly resides with the operator. Seeking to sell the aircraft for cash was already proving to be more difficult and the credit crunch has only exaggerated the difficulties. There…

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July 18, 2011
AVN
MD11 Values Continue to Deterioate
With only 20 remaining in service values of the MD11 have continued to decline as the type is increasingly withdrawn from passenger service and as operators lose interest in the type as a candidate for freighter conversion. Unfortunately, the MD11 has not been viewed as a prime solution to the…

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July 18, 2011
AVN
Effect of Boeing Narrowbody Replacement on Values Still Uncertain
Residual values of the narrowbodies continue to exhibit a measure of instability as Boeing and Embraer consider their options. Future value forecasting requires a constant analysis of future trends as well as an interpretation of past events. The introduction of a replacement, both in terms of timing and efficiency improvement,…

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July 18, 2011
AVN
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