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B747-400 Values Continue to Fall
Preference for Alternatives Will Prevent Any Recovery in Values The values and lease rentals of the B747-400 have experienced a notable fall in recent months as the market continues to face adverse pressure and operators seek more modern equipment. The values of the B747-400 have experienced a variety of fortunes…

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October 10, 2011
AVN
Cautious Attitude Towards Values at ISTAT Conference
The ISTAT conference held in Barcelona 18-20 September, which saw a near fifty percent rise in delegate numbers over the previous year, reflected a more cautious outlook for values compared to the optimism of the Munich conference held in 2010. With more than 750 delegates, the extremely well attended ISTAT…

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October 10, 2011
AVN
Values of Early Vintage A320s Start to Diverge From Mainstream
The values of the earlier vintage A320s are increasingly diverging from those built later in the production cycle such that the designation A320 Classic is increasingly needed to differentiate the attributes of early examples. The values of early A320s are clearly facing adverse pressures. There is a clear recognition that…

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October 10, 2011
AVN
Freighter Lease Rates Falter
The lease rentals of freighters continues to remain under pressure as the fate of the world economy hangs in the balance. The month of August saw a considerable drop in traffic although it must be noted that a year previously, airfreight traffic increased by more than twenty percent. For the…

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October 10, 2011
AVN
Chapter 2 Values Continue to be At Scrap Levels
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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October 10, 2011
AVN
Values of DC10-30 Of Little Consequence
Placing any value on the DC10-30 is of little consequence given that the type no longer has utility in the world of commercial aviation. The combination of age, reliability and high fuel prices have continued to ensure that the DC10-30 has been displaced to the sidelines such that the passing…

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October 10, 2011
AVN
Aircraft Asset Assessment: DC10-30
Market Presence. The surprise is that there are still DC10-30s in service. Gone are such flag carrier names as British Airways, SAS, Sabena, Swissair, Lufthansa, MAS, Northwest, Thai. The operator base of the –30, a prime consideration when assessing current and future values, has declined between year-end 1990 and 2011…

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October 10, 2011
AVN
B747-8F Values Under Scrutiny Due to Fuel Efficiency Issue
Values of the B747-8F are under scrutiny again as the cause of the hiatus over the delivery of the first B747-8F is clarified. Cargolux refused the delivery of the first B747-8F freighter reportedly due to a shortfall in the fuel efficiency of the GE GEnx-2B engine by a not inconsiderable…

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October 10, 2011
AVN
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