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Lease Rates Not Impacted by Move to Alternative Financing
Demise of Leasing “Exaggerated” The introduction of mortgage related financing structures, the outright purchase of older aircraft and the expansion of such financing methods as the EETC has increasingly led to speculation that the growth of the operating lease may be on the point of being constrained but paraphrasing Mark…

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June 13, 2016
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United Airlines EETC Show Bullish Values
The United Airlines 2015-1 EETC of November 2015 continued to show strong values for the B737-900ER from three appraisers. The United Airlines EETC comprises six newer B737-900ERS delivered between August and October 2015 as well as four B787-9s delivered between September and November 2015. The aggregate appraised value of the…

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June 13, 2016
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SpaceFlex (Y186) Adds “$900,000” to Value of A320neo
The 180 seating capacity of the A320 has long been a factor in its lower value when compared to the 189 seat B737NG though market forces and product life cycles have also played their part. When considering the operating costs of the two aircraft then based on the maximum number…

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June 13, 2016
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Narrowbody Cabin Interiors Have Limited Impact on Values
The modifiers that are increasingly being used to determine the relative value of specific aircraft need to be relevant rather than spurious and a number of cabin related products that may incur a cost for the original customer may have little or no value to a subsequent operator. The seating…

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June 13, 2016
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Lease Rentals Continue to Focus on Newer Types
For the last five years, lessors have preferred to focus on the new turboprops which offer lesser risk and the prospect of greater returns. The older turboprops tend to be acquired via more traditional financing methods than the operating lease. Seeking to write down the capital cost is therefore more…

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June 13, 2016
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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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June 13, 2016
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Values of ERJ145 Tipped into the Abyss
The values of the EMB145 have tumbled and continue to do so as the market moves to larger types and excess availability and storage, combined with limited demand, makes disposal extremely difficult. The Aircraft Rating has suffered such that E++ may be seen as optimistic. The hike in the price…

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June 13, 2016
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Aircraft Asset Assessment The ERJ145
Market Presence. Part of the structure of the ERJ145 can be traced to the successful EMB120 Brasilia. The airframe is therefore something of a known quantity in terms of being able to cope with the short sector lengths. The ability of the regional jets to offer a similar service life…

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June 13, 2016
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Residuals of A350-1000 Continue to Face Uncertainty as -2000 is Debated
The residual values of the A350-1000 may have been calculated but there remains some indecision as to whether these may need to be calculated in view of the momentum for a -2000. The -2000 involves a stretch to the -1000 and would enable a seating capacity of some 400 seats…

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June 13, 2016
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No Respite for Large Business Jet Values As Deliveries Set to Dominate
The residual values of the large business jets have experienced significant falls for nearly a decade and have shown only a modest and occasional recovery with the development of new products and increasingly aggressive pricing by some manufacturers contributing to the decline as existing operators trade-in used equipment. In 2007…

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June 13, 2016
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