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Consequences of “Over Ordering” Yet to be Proven
There continues to be concern in some areas that the near 1,000 commitments placed by customers at Farnborough has the potential to contribute to the perceived “bubble” thereby potentially undermining values and lease rentals should there be an M Event resulting in large scale cancellations. In 1991 a major securities…

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July 28, 2014
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A330neo Launch Focusses Attention on Values of A330ceo
The launch of the A330neo at the Farnborough Air Show reflects the new dilemma of the manufacturers in seeking to meet the needs of operators. The A350 and B787, while offering efficiency and considerable range, are relatively expensive and offer too much performance for some routes. There exist a myriad…

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July 28, 2014
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Launch of A330neo Brings A330ceo Values into Spotlight
Farnborough Air Show in the UK did not disappoint; despite talk in a few distant corners of a “bubble”, orders from a variety of sources continued to pour in adding to the already straining backlog and suggesting that values – at least for newer aircraft - should remain on their…

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July 28, 2014
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Values of C Series Still Face Tough Times Despite Modest Show Commitments
The Farnborough Air Show saw a reasonable number of orders and commitments for the CSeries which overcame some of the negativity associated with the recent grounding due to the failure of an engine seal. The CSeries secured 63 commitments and orders including the revealing of the identity of two customers…

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July 28, 2014
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Boeing Piles Pressure on Airbus Through Increased Seating on B737-8MAX
Both Airbus and Boeing are seeking to overcome the deficiencies of developing re-engined narrowbodies by offering higher seating capacities through the incorporation of new or modified passenger doors. Ever since launch the maximum 180 seats of the A320 have been at odds with those of the 189 seat B737-800. Airbus…

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July 28, 2014
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B717 Values Remain Static
The fall in values of the B717 is much less pronounced than in previous years now that there is a measure of equilibrium between efficiency, demand and capital cost. However, the type continues to suffer from marginalization as a consequence of a limiter production run and an operator base that…

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July 28, 2014
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Aircraft Asset Assessment: B717
Market Presence. The lack of success for the B717 has little to do with its performance and capability. The ruggedness of the design has made it ideal for short haul operations. In-service experience has also proven that efficiency was better than forecast. Such is the capability of the aircraft that…

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July 28, 2014
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Some Widebody Values Falter But Few Improve
The market for older widebodies remains difficult not only because of the arrival of ever more new examples but also because the market continues to undergo structural change. The changes involve introducing new longer sectors or increasing capacity on existing routes. The need to offer modern passenger amenities and to…

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July 28, 2014
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Rentals for Newer Narrowbodies Slightly Higher
The market lease rentals for the newer narrowbodies are managing to climb slightly higher as a result of the sustained demand though this may be at the expense of older examples. www.aircraftvalues.net or www.aircraftvalues.com. Rates are quoted in thousands of US dollars per month and exclude maintenance reserves. They assume…

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July 28, 2014
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