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American Order Creates Uncertainty for Medium Term Residuals
Only a few weeks after the last issue of Aircraft Value News suggested that Boeing would opt for an all new design, Boeing flip-flops and seemingly decides on re-engining, thereby creating a measure of confusion for residual values. AMR Orders/Options A320/A321 A320/A321neo B737 B737RE Total Orders 130 130 100 100…

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August 1, 2011
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Fate of B757 Residuals Sealed with American Order
Although the number of A321neos ordered by American Airlines has not yet been revealed, there is a growing expectation that the fate of the B757 is sealed. The values of the B757 have long been buoyed by the absence of any direct replacement. The move towards an all B737 family…

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August 1, 2011
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A330-200F Values Remain Unchanged Despite Falling Orderbook
The values of the A330-200F have remained unchanged despite a declining orderbook, caused by strong demand for the passenger version and a lack luster freighter market. The orderbook for the A330-200F has fallen recently such the order total now stands at 57 which is down from previous totals. In January…

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August 1, 2011
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Lease Rentals Continue to Sit on Fence
The backlog for narrowbodies continues to extend but the uncertainty of the market in the very short term, particularly in the context of limited economic growth and high fuel prices, makes it necessary to keep lease rentals virtually unchanged. The older types are naturally still under pressure as operators struggle…

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August 1, 2011
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Widebody Values At The Vanguard
Despite the problems associated with the Japanese market, the overall demand for widebodies remains sufficiently strong as to allow values of some types to register a further slight improvement. The events in Japan, North Africa and the Levant are taking their toll on operators who are being forced to disperse…

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August 1, 2011
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B737-500 Values Continue to Fall
The values of the -500, in common with other members of the B737 Classic family, have experienced a considerable decline over the course of the last three years and there is no reason to think that the trend will be reversed. The introduction of new larger regional jets as well…

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August 1, 2011
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A340-500 & -600 Values Suffer Another Blow As Thai Announce Disposals
The values of the A340-500 and -600 are under pressure again as Thai announces that it will dispose of 48 aircraft over the next six years including the four engined Airbus variants. The Thai plan calls for the removal of 48 aircraft between 2011 and 2017. While the fleet plan…

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August 1, 2011
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Aircraft Asset Assessment: B737-500
Market Presence. The -500 has a limited market presence. Though some eight percent of the fleet is being advertised, relatively limited availability is no justification for assuming that current values should remain stable. Values and lease rentals of older B737s face identical problems to other types, the B737-500 being just…

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August 1, 2011
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