FOR CURRENT &
FUTURE AIRCRAFT VALUES
Rentals of Newer Types Remain Stable
The international travel market continues to be stable but uncertainty surrounding the world economy is undermining the high yielding sector. The contraction of the oil business which generates so many business flights, particularly at short notice, has had a notable effect already. The larger widebody twins remain in demand sometimes…

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October 5, 2015
AVN
E190 Values Start to Take Note of E2
The number of orders for the E190 at nearly 600 underlines the relative success of the program but with the development of the E2 there is now a recognition that values are declining. The values of the E190 experienced a fall during the period 2008-2010 but then experienced a revival.…

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October 5, 2015
AVN
Boeing Asking Prices Remain Realistic
The used market continues to be active with the lower price of fuel persuading operators to acquire older aircraft as an interim measure until such time as a delivery slot for a new aircraft can be acquired. Inevitably the older aircraft are still facing low pricing due to the greater…

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October 5, 2015
AVN
Future Value Forecasting Sheds Legacy Methodologies
The sophistication of the modelling involved in the calculation of the future values has progressed significantly since forecasts were initially made in the early 1980s. The appraisal community was initially dominated by engineering orientated individuals, emanating from the focus on physical inspections. The needs of the financial community were also…

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October 5, 2015
AVN
B747-400ERFs Go Under the Hammer for Starting Price of “$70 million” Each
The market for the B747-400 freighter continues to be extremely difficult and values have been tumbling for some years but the use of an auction to secure interest is reminiscent of the mid 1990s. Auctions come about when the market for specific aircraft types is limited and the appetite for…

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October 5, 2015
AVN
SCOPE+ Will Likely Contain A320 Pricing
The stagnation, and even decline, in new aircraft pricing and values continues to be an important determinant of current and residual values and with both Airbus and Boeing ramping up their production rates to meet “demand”, there is an expectation that economies of scale will facilitate the containment of new…

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October 5, 2015
AVN
Post Conversion Values May Not Equal Cost
With PacAvi (subsidiary of AerCap) due to announce its launch customer this month for the A320 family conversion program, there is renewed interest in the narrowbody conversion program given that Airbus has already reinstated its modification and that the B737-800 is also set to be a freighter. While the narrowbody…

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October 5, 2015
AVN
Aircraft Asset Assessment
Market Presence. The number of orders for the E190 at more than 584 represents a sizeable number and is commendable given the absence of an established operator base. The type has proved itself popular with a variety of operators and trading activity has already taken place at attractive prices. The…

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October 5, 2015
AVN
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