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Traffic Still Above Trend But Values Fail to Rise
Transition to New Types Will Also Constrain Values Through to End of Decade The latest result from IATA for passenger traffic continues to show growth above the long term trend but values for both new and used aircraft over the last twelve months have failed to increase. Values and lease…

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October 17, 2016
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Changing Market Structure Impacting Residual Values
The market structure, as it impacts values, is not a constant but is rather continually changing such that the aircraft held in high regard today will not be so sought after in the future, requiring that residual value projections anticipate such changes rather than extrapolate past trends. To appreciate the…

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October 17, 2016
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OEMs Continue to Charge Near List Pricing for Spare Engines
While buying a new aircraft may see more than a 50 percent discount on the airframe and engines compared to the quoted list price the same cannot be said when ordering a new spare engine thereafter. The engine manufacturers usually sell installed engines at a considerable discount, occasionally at below…

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October 17, 2016
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Utilization Adjustment Can Result in 20 Percent Value Difference
There are many quantifiable factors that impact the value of an aircraft but the of utilization remains somewhat subjective. The effect of a differing maintenance status on the value of an aircraft can be significant and as a proportion of the value increases over time. For a ten year old…

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October 17, 2016
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Market for Narrowbodies Remains Strong
The market for newer narrowbodies remains strong with any decline being more age related than due to the transition to new types. The mainstream A320s and B737-800s continue to be in demand though some operators are struggling to cope with lower yields resulting from increased competition and fluctuating fuel prices.…

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October 17, 2016
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Rentals Continue to Fall for Older Examples
The lease rentals of older widebody aircraft continue to fall as the market moves to newer types. Sale and leaseback transactions, which constitute an increasingly large proportion of new aircraft deliveries, continue to involve higher lease rates than those attributed to vanilla dry operating lease rentals. Lease rentals are provided…

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October 17, 2016
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B737-300 Continues to Face Declines
The B737-300 is able to take advantage of the demand for extra capacity during the peak Northern Hemisphere summer months but thereafter may be parked for a long period, underlining its overall lack of attraction. The values of the B737-300 have continued to experience a significant fall that started in…

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October 17, 2016
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Aircraft Asset Assessment
The B737-300 Market Presence. There can be no ignoring the vast number of operators and the suitability of the type to a wide range of operations but there can also be no disguising the number that are in storage. Although production may have ceased more than a decade ago, the…

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October 17, 2016
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Values of Axed Gulfstream G150 Experience Major Declines
Gulfstream has opted to finally cease production of the G150 in 2017 after battling to sustain viable production rates in recent years. With a handful of deliveries in the last two years the final $16 million unit will be delivered in 2017 after some ten years of production. Approximately 123…

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October 17, 2016
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