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Airbus List Prices for 2015 Rise by 3.3%
Airbus list prices for 2015 show a rise of nearly 3.3 percent across all aircraft types but the difficulty will be in translating this rise into net base pricing for new orders and in achieving an increase in profitability. The rise in list prices quoted by Airbus are largely an…

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January 26, 2015
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B737-800 Values Attract Premium Over A320
The B737-800 may have been in service for some 17 years but on a comparable year basis values of the -800 are still showing a premium over a similar aged A320. The B737-800 has managed to retain the crown for so many years and still achieves top billing but as…

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January 26, 2015
AVN
B747-8F Values Continue to Decline As Fuel Prices Tumble
Even the potential order for three more B747-8Fs from Silk Way Airlines cannot disguise the difficulties facing the B747-8. Production rates of the B747-8 have fallen to virtually uneconomic levels. In 2014 only 19 were delivered, representing less than two per month. Suppliers of components for the B747-8 cannot be…

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January 26, 2015
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B757 Values Face Tough Times as Allegiant Halves Book Value
The values of the B757 have been deteriorating in recent years as the type has lost its relevance in a changing market structure and as maintenance issues have taken their toll. Allegiant Air announced in late December 2014 that it was taking a $43.2 million noncash impairment charge on its…

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January 26, 2015
AVN
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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January 26, 2015
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Backlog & Lower Fuel Price Keep Values & Lease Rentals on Even Keel
The prospects for values and lease rentals for 2015 remain stable though any further significant strengthening is unlikely with the Mid Life Aircraft (MLA) perhaps offering some opportunities. The year 2014 continued to see strong demand with both Airbus and Boeing yet again recording orders that were more double their…

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January 26, 2015
AVN
Mid Life Aircraft Demand Seen As Stabilizing Values
The values of Mid Life Aircraft (MLA) such as the A319 and even B737 Classics may enjoy a measure of stability as the lower price of fuel makes it less of an imperative to seek replacement for 10-14 year old equipment. Notwithstanding the detrimental effect of a stronger dollar and…

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January 26, 2015
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Lease Rentals Start to Strengthen
The airfreight market has shown some consistent improvement over the course of the last few months and this, combined with lower fuel prices, is allowing some measure of stability for lease rentals. IATA reports that the freight traffic for November 2014 increased by 4.2 percent compared to a year ago.…

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January 26, 2015
AVN
Aircraft Asset Assessment: B737-800
Market Presence. 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 existing projections. While re-engining offers improvement, it is more incremental than evolutionary. If the difference between the existing model and the…

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January 26, 2015
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