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Initial B787 Values Fail to Realize Potential
The values of the B787 attracted a sizeable premium prior to service entry but that has now eroded as delays and specification changes have come to the fore. In a few years’ time, the delay to the service entry of the type combined with specification differences will be largely forgotten…

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October 8, 2012
AVN
Values of Late Build A320ceos & B737NGs Face Complex Assessment
The values of those A320s and B737NGs built in the final years of each program will likely face contradictory forces. In the run up to the service entry of the A320neo and B737MAX both Airbus and Boeing will be seeking to maintain production levels. This means that both have to…

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October 8, 2012
AVN
Lack of B777-300 Availability Fails to Mask Value Weakness
Despite the lack of availability of B777-300s the values of the sixty aircraft delivered are facing sustained downward pressure as the market favors the -300ER and A330-300. The orders for the -300 number only 60 with the first being placed in September 1995 and the last in March 2004. Boeing…

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October 8, 2012
AVN
ISTAT Conference Debates Useful Life
The recent spate of part outs involving younger aircraft resulted in a high profile debate over the useful life of aircraft at the September 2012 ISTAT conference in Rome. The scrapping of A319s, A318s and B737-600s has attracted much attention in recent months. At the ISTAT conference there was a…

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October 8, 2012
AVN
Larger Regional Jets Remain Desirable
The larger regional jets still in production continue to be attractive with used market activity indicating widescale appeal. 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 the assumption that…

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October 8, 2012
AVN
Values of Chinese Built A320s Gain Parity with French/German Counterparts
With the 100th A320 delivery from Tianjin, China, a sufficient number have now been delivered as to allow values of such aircraft to achieve parity with those produced in France and Germany and in the future, the U.S. In the initial stages of Chinese assembly there was a concern that…

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October 8, 2012
AVN
Used A321 Values Remain Relatively Stable
The market for the A321 remains relatively stable even though values continue to fall in the context of weaker market conditions and in the run up to the service entry of not only the A321neo but A321ceos equipped with winglets. The market for the A321 is obscured by the popularity…

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October 8, 2012
AVN
Widebody Rentals Edge Down
The lease rentals of widebodies may have resisted the downward pressure that has affected most narrowbodies but now the impact of weaker global conditions is being more keenly felt by virtually all types. New orders continue to be placed largely because financing is available for such aircraft. Also the newer…

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October 8, 2012
AVN
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