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Freighter Lease Rates Remain Under Pressure
The market for freighters remains fragile as demand continues to be at sufficiently low levels to force more aircraft to be parked. China Airlines has parked two B747-400Fs in the desert due to the fall in demand. While the results for February appeared to show some improvement in the freight…

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April 23, 2012
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Turboprop Residuals Remain Stable As Embraer Opts Out
The decision by Embraer not to re-enter the turboprop sector provides reassurance that current projections for residual values remain valid. While the residual values of many jets are projected to suffer in the coming years due to the arrival of new products, the turboprop sector has enjoyed considerable stability. The…

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April 23, 2012
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Values of Ageing Aircraft Irrelevant
Placing a value on an aircraft suggests that the unit has attraction to other entities than the current owner or operator. Unfortunately the older aircraft are generally held in high regard only by their existing operators and are therefore not suitable for asset based financing. Seeking to sell the aircraft…

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April 23, 2012
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Values of B747-200Fs Remain At Near Scrap Levels
The weakness of the airfreight market is continuing to ensure that the appetite for the once ubiquitous B747-200F/-200SF is dwindling and that values are therefore reaching scrap levels. The B747-200F has been a workhorse of the airfreight industry for decades. Indeed, when designing the B747 in the 1960s, Boeing anticipated…

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April 23, 2012
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CRJ200ER Values Continue to Crumble
While there may be some demand for the CRJ200 in Eastern Europe, overall the market for the type remains weak causing values to fall further. Used CRJ200ERs continues to emanate from the U.S. operators in sufficient quantity as to outstrip demand from within the country and also elsewhere. As such…

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April 23, 2012
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B757 Values Continue to Face Downward Pressures
“Absence of Direct Replacement” No Longer Relevant The values of the B757 continue to fall as a result of a number of adverse pressures not least age and the availability of newer equipment. Production of the B757 ceased nearly a decade ago, not long after the B737-300, yet the type…

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April 23, 2012
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A319 & B737-700 Lease Rentals Continue to Suffer
The recent very quick placement of A319s by Doric contrasts with a wider expectation that the near term will continue to see a fall in lease rentals for both the A319 and B737-700 as operators continue to focus on either larger or smaller types. The first three months of 2012…

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April 23, 2012
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