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A330-200 Values Experience Mid Life Blues
With more than 10 A330-200s listed as being parked, albeit some of which are possibly between operators, a changing market structure, a historical production peak, declining orders and 15 Kingfisher orders set to disappear in the coming months, the values of the type are inevitably under pressure. The values of…

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July 14, 2014
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Price of Stage 2 Aircraft Irrelevant
Placing a value on an asset suggests that it has some appeal beyond that of an existing operator or owner but unfortunately in the case of Chapter 2 aircraft interest is so limited as to make most types unsuitable for asset based financing. The Aircraft Rating (Value Rating courtesy of…

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July 14, 2014
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Storage Continues to Exceed 2,000 But Has No Effect on Values
The number of aircraft in storage continues to exceed 2,000 with the majority never likely to enter service again even in the context of an expanding backlog and record production rates. Aircraft in storage no longer has such relevance to values as in the past. According to Jet Information Services,…

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July 14, 2014
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A321-200 Values Achieve Stability
The impetus for larger aircraft has resumed such that values are remaining stable with lease placements being easier than in the past. After a sluggish start and an extended gestation period for a basic stretch, orders for the A321 continued to mount in the late 1990s, perhaps at the expense…

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July 14, 2014
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Aircraft Asset Assessment: A321
Market Presence. Based extensively on the A320, use of computers, fly-by-wire systems, side stick controllers, all ensure that the family will maintain parity with other products on the market for the short term. The introduction of the -900ER represented an important challenge to the A321 but in view of the…

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July 14, 2014
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Lease Rentals Fail to Advance
There are some signs that the airfreight market is beginning to improve in terms of traffic but as yet this has not translated into sustained demand for dedicated freighters. The growth of belly hold traffic continues apace with the delivery of so many new examples. Combined with the delivery of…

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July 14, 2014
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When Will A320ceo & B737NG Values Fall?
With the first glimpses of the A320neo there is inevitably increased emphasis on when values of the existing A320ceo and B737NG will fall. In the context of re-engining from both manufacturers, the effect on residual values of the A320 and B737 could be relatively modest in terms of deviation from…

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July 14, 2014
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Lessors Increasingly Assess Transition Costs of Widebodies
With major airlines increasingly seeking to divest themselves of the residual value risk while improving their balance sheets, the proportion of leased widebodies continues to climb, a trend that will see lessors having to become much more familiar with the problems – and costs - of transitioning such aircraft. Over…

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July 14, 2014
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