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Values of B747-200B Are No More
Even though the B747-200B seemed to personify international travel for two decades, in reality Boeing produced only 224 -200Bs although 176 -100 and -100Bs were also produced. Today fewer than 10 percent remain in service of which a number are either parked or awaiting an uncertain future. The market for…

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June 17, 2013
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Advancing Age Starts to Undermine B737NG Values  
Values of Early B737NGs at Risk as Operators Rollover Fleets The B737-800 continues to be one of the most sought after assets for investors but advancing age and greater efficiency will inevitably see lesser desirability just as the A320 has experienced in recent years. The B737NG has been in service…

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June 17, 2013
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CSeries Values Start to Firm Up As Diverse Customer Base Appears
The values of the CSeries are being more closely defined as the development of the new aircraft progresses and as the customer base expands. Determining the values of a new aircraft requires not only an assessment of the specification of the aircraft but also market penetration in terms of orders,…

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June 17, 2013
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Rentals of Newer Turboprops Retain Integrity
The rates for older turboprops may have weakened but those for newer are remaining stable. The rates for newer turboprops appear to have peaked and are unlikely to rise any further unless there is a significant change in interest rates. The operating lease in the turboprop sector is gaining ground…

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June 17, 2013
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In Production Values Slip Due to Age
The values of most in production used aircraft are experiencing a slight fall in the context of a still contradictory market. The market on the one hand is experiencing exceptional strength in terms of new orders but on the other the market for used aircraft is comparatively weak unless the…

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June 17, 2013
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Moribund Airfreight Market Results in Further Weakness for Freighter Values
The still essentially stagnant airfreight market has caused FedEx to accelerate the retirement of older aircraft in favor more efficient types, thereby making it more difficult to contemplate an improvement in values of older freighters in the near term. The once ubiquitous B727-200FHADVs, which once featured so prominently as a…

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June 17, 2013
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SIA Interest in B787-10X Raises Question of Trade-Ins and Disposals
With SIA expressing a commitment to order the B787-10X when Boeing launches the program and with a firming up of an order for 30 A350-900s then there has to be consideration of whether the astute carrier will be seeking to trade and/or dispose of existing equipment which is normally the…

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June 17, 2013
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