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Lease Agreements Stipulate Full Life Return Conditions But at What Cost?
Leases currently being negotiated increasingly stipulate that the aircraft should be returned in full life maintenance condition which is allowing lessors to gain some compensation for any adverse residual values. Sale and leaseback transactions tend to use full life return conditions which may be used instead of collecting maintenance reserves,…

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December 2, 2013
AVN
Widebody Rates Remain Unchanged
The significant number of widebody orders placed at the Dubai Airshow amounting to $150 billion at list prices - or $65 billion at net prices and still not enough to pay for the new UK railway between London and Birmingham – underlines the continued demand for widebody aircraft. However, such…

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December 2, 2013
AVN
Launch of B777X Allows Definition of B777X Residuals - & A350
The service entry of the B777X – yet to be renamed to perhaps the B797- may still not be planned for another seven years but with 259 orders and commitments for the new type then the residual values seem assured. There are always risks and rewards in being the first…

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December 2, 2013
AVN
Residuals May Be Impacted by ME Demand Patterns
The Dubai Airshow provided the setting for a substantial number of widebody orders adding to the possibility that too many aircraft may have been ordered, thereby potentially leading to problems for values should deliveries not be made. The order for 50 more A380s from Emirates alone represents a significant addition…

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December 2, 2013
AVN
Aircraft Asset Assessment: A330-200
Market Presence. Orders for the A330-200 had marginally outstripped those for the A330-300 as of 2009 but the reverse is now the case with nearly a 100 more orders for the larger version. The A330-200 represents a formidable competitor to the smaller B767-300ER and the lack of success for the…

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December 2, 2013
AVN
A330-200 Faces Rough & Tumble of Used Market
The demand for the -200 has been at best restrained during the last few years as the appetite for the -300 has increased. This focus on the -300 in terms of new orders is perhaps because of the preference of Airbus to sell larger aircraft – the bigger the aircraft,…

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December 2, 2013
AVN
Changing Product Line Causes some Weakness
The market for the regional jet remains strong overall but the arrival of new products and the development of others means that some changes are taking place. The Embraer E2 already seems to be having an effect on new orders though not as yet on values. The MRJ may have…

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December 2, 2013
AVN
A320neo Values Experience Slight Improvement
The differential in values between the A320ceo and A320neo has increased slightly in favor of the latter as the market continues to favor the re-engined aircraft. The current difference in value between a 2015 A320ceo and an A320neo is approximately $6 million with the sharklet equipped A320ceo being $5 million…

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December 2, 2013
AVN
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