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FUTURE AIRCRAFT VALUES
Most Widebody Rentals Steady
The lease rentals of the majority of widebodies, perhaps contrasting with that of the narrowbody sector, are largely remaining steady as a result of still reasonable demand and lesser competition among lessors. International traffic is performing better than some domestic and intra-regional flows. New aircraft are still acting as replacements…

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June 18, 2012
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Values of B767-200ER Face Downward Pressures
While there are only a relatively few -200ERs in commercial service – less than 80 – this has not prevented values from experiencing a further fall due to advancing age and moves towards alternative types. The 77 -200ERs still in service are operated by a myriad of operators including American…

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June 18, 2012
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SMBC Becomes Major Player Offering Potential for More Funding
In completing the $7.3 billion acquisition of RBS Aviation Capital, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) and Sumitomo Mitsui Finance and Leasing Company Limited (SMFL), both subsidiaries of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) and Sumitomo Corporation (SC) have become major players in aircraft leasing and offers the opportunity for new and…

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June 18, 2012
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Regional Jet Values Mostly Remain Stable
There continues to be demand for regional jets but perhaps available finance is being drawn in by lessors of larger aircraft. The values of the larger regional jets have been buoyed by the proven ability of third party companies to sell the aircraft on an arms length basis thereby dispelling…

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June 18, 2012
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FedEx Accelerated Retirement Causes Problems for Freighter Values
Already Marginalized A310-200F & MD10-10 Values Most Impacted The accelerated retirement of freighter aircraft by FedEx points to still difficult times for the airfreight market which continues to translate into falling values. On June 4th, FedEx announced the permanent retirement of 18 A310-200Fs as well as 26 related engines; six…

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June 18, 2012
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Values Of A318 Continue to Experience Declines
Orders for the A318 have actually declined in the last two years such that only 81 have been ordered. This is not necessarily a concern for Airbus as it makes much more money from the larger aircraft. Nonetheless, the limited order and operator base is a concern for owners should…

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June 18, 2012
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Higher Weight of Retrofitted A330-300s Warrant “$500,000” Premium
The option of retrofitting the A330-300 with a higher weight will become a reality later this year and a number of operators have already signed up for the upgrade such that the upgrade warrants a premium of “$500,000”. The increase in the MTOW of the A330-300 overt time has proved…

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June 18, 2012
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70-80 Seat Values Eroded by Focus on Larger Types
The appetite for new 70-80 seaters continues to weaken as operators seek to acquire larger aircraft but the demand for used examples remains sufficiently modest as to prevent values from experiencing a significant fall. The fall in demand for the 70 seat regional jets should come as little surprise. Ever…

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June 18, 2012
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