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Aircraft Asset Assessment: A330-200F
Market Presence. The A330-200F was developed as a means of stimulating additional sales for Airbus widebodies at a difficult time for the European manufacturer and to act as a replacement for the A300-600F which had ended production. By using the main deck cargo door already used on the A300-600F the…

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March 9, 2015
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Long Leadtime for A380neo Keeps Value Decline to Expected Levels
The latest Airbus financial results show improvement for the European manufacturer but not enough to contemplate an early launch of the re-engining program which should allow values to continue to fall at the expected rate. Airbus, in announcing its financial performance and a rise in A320 family production rates to…

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March 9, 2015
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A330-200F Values Continue to Fall
The oprderbook for the A330-200F has continued to contract which has inevitably impacted values. The A330-200F was first seriously considered in 2001. However, the events of that year forced the postponement of the project. The A330/A340 were originally designed with the future freighter conversion in mind even going as far…

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March 9, 2015
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American Airlines EETC Shows Variable Current Values
The American Airlines 2014-1 EETC of September 2014 continued to show resilient market values but also a measure of disparity between appraisers in terms of current values for some aircraft types. The American EETC comprised five A319s delivered in 2013 with a 75.5 tonne MTOW; seven A321 delivered in 2014…

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March 9, 2015
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B747-8 Residuals Threatened by Potential Premature Ending of Production
The residual values of the B747-8I and -8F have been placed “On Watch” status as a result of the lack of orders and hand to mouth production rates. There is growing speculation that because of the limited orderbook for the B747-8 production would end by the decade. For an aircraft…

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March 9, 2015
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Market Base Residual Values Increasingly Take Note of Changing Market
Residual value calculations are increasingly using market values rather than base values as investors seek guidance as to when potential profits – or losses – will be made. Base Values have historically been used as the basis for future value calculations. Such values have typically extrapolated historical data and revenue…

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March 9, 2015
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Rentals for 70-80 Seaters Face Modest Weakness
The values of the 70-80 seaters are experiencing a slight decline in the context of the preference for larger equipment and the ageing nature of the product range. The lower price of fuel offers operators at this end of the market the opportunity to make more money given that the…

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March 9, 2015
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Long Term Residuals of A321neo Not Threatened by B757 Replacement
Boeing seems to have finally realized that re-engining the B757 is unlikely to generate the necessary interest to warrant development and instead seems focused on re-invigorating a version of the defunct B787-3. Airbus has already launched the A321LR – Long Range – version of the A321neo offering a MTOW of…

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March 9, 2015
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Parked Fleet Overshadows Demand
The demand for airfreight capacity is improving slowly but this still has not translated into demand for additional capacity and more specifically the removal of aircraft from storage. If anything the demand remains wedded to new aircraft types such that a few new dedicated freighters have been ordered while used…

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March 9, 2015
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