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Heavy Business Jet Values Fail to Avoid Falls
The business jet market has suffered ever since the peak of deliveries in 2008 and even though the heavy jets seemingly enjoyed a temporary recovery there can be no disguising how the metrics of the market segment have undergone an irrevocable change. In the period 2006-2008 prices of business jets…

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March 21, 2016
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Engine Values of Newer Aircraft Hold Firm
There is a generally held perception that engines hold their value much better than the airframes they power and though values of the older generation engines are suffering, the values of mid-life engines are indeed remaining reasonably stable. Though engines do hold their value through to their mid-life, they also…

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March 21, 2016
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Aircraft Asset Assessment
The Fokker 100 Market Presence. The total of 278 deliveries for the Fokker 100 represented something of a success for a European manufacturer though the number pales against the deliveries made by U.S. manufacturers and more recently Embraer and Bombardier. The orders secured from American, and the then USAirways, were…

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March 21, 2016
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Freighter Values Show No Improvement
Although the narrowbody sector continues to show promise, the dismal economic news from China weighs heavily on the widebody sector such that production of the B747-8F is reduced again. Values of both narrow and widebody freighters are failing to experience any improvement. The load factors being achieved are lower than…

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March 21, 2016
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Values of Used 70 Seaters Begin to Struggle
While the values of the 50 seaters are facing considerable difficulties, the market for early build 70 seaters are also experiencing weakness as operators demand greater seating capacity. With the lower price of fuel, the smaller regional jets are able to generate more profit and the crossover point in terms…

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March 21, 2016
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A350-900 Weight Options Offers Prospect of Residual Value Strength
The appraisers panel at the ISTAT Americas Conference saw considerable enthusiasm for the A350-900 and with an increase in the MTOW, the payload/range capability of the aircraft is further enhanced, offering the prospect of stronger residual values. Airbus has announced that the A350-900 is now available with a MTOW of…

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March 21, 2016
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ERJ145 Values Face Further Problems
The values of the ERJ145 continue to be under severe pressure as a result of the move to larger capacity equipment and due to the ageing of the fleet. The filing of Chapter 11 by Republic who operate 33 ERJ145s has not helped the predicament of the type. Republic, through…

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March 21, 2016
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ISTAT Conference Sees Continued Appetite for Aircraft Financing
The ISTAT Americas Conference held in Phoenix at the beginning of March, which saw a record attendance of more than 1,750 delegates, was again the venue for an upbeat view of the market with many a deal taking place during the event. The enthusiasm for aircraft financing remains unabated despite…

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March 21, 2016
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Low Inflation Rates Prevent Rise in Values
But Lower Prices Help to Stimulate Traffic & Therefore Demand The low rate of inflation continues to have an impact on used values due to the virtual stagnation of new aircraft pricing. While there are a myriad of factors that affect aircraft values, inflation remains one of principal drivers though…

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March 21, 2016
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Fokker 100 Values Face the Abyss
Having experienced a modest recovery a few years, values of the Fokker 100 have once again fallen such that this is likely to be last time the type is covered in Aircraft Value News. The market for the Fokker 100 has experienced a variety of fortunes over the course of…

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March 21, 2016
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