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Market for Business Jets Will Remain Fragile
For a while the business jet environment seemed to be on the cusp of a new eras when the new U.S. administration came to power earlier in the year but the market remains difficult with little evidence of an imminent upturn either in North America or globally. Some 11 percent…

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June 12, 2017
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Aircraft Asset Assessment-The B747-8I
Market Presence. The development of the B747-8I improved the operating economics of the type. Airbus indicates that the A380 currently offers a 15-20 percent efficiency improvement over the B747-400. The larger -8I makes the differential much more marginal. Indeed Boeing cites that the trip cost of the -8I over the…

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June 12, 2017
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Values of the -8I Face Sustained Decline
With the values of newly delivered -8Is continuing to fall, this is accelerating the decline in values of used aircraft. If the first A380 to enter the used market is set to be scrapped then a similar fate awaits the first -8Is to enter the market. Over the course of…

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June 12, 2017
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Market Transition Keeps Lid on Values
The number of negative influences on the market continue to outweigh the positives and values of those aircraft in production ate fortunate to remain unchanged. The manufacturers are conscious that in terms of securing orders for the A320ceo and B737NG there is a time limit before production must end though…

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June 12, 2017
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Turboprop lease Rentals Still Attractive for Lessors
While the lease rentals for the older turboprops may have fallen over the last six months, the margins on turboprops are still sufficiently higher than for jets as to make them attractive for lessors. The change in accounting regulations which means that leases may have to be reflected in company…

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June 12, 2017
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B777-200ER Lease Rentals Continue to Experience Downward Trend
The lease rentals of the B777-200ER are suffering again as the market increasingly turns its attention to new types. The lease rentals of the -200ER have enjoyed notable success over the years with a notable recovery in the mid 2000s as a result of exceptional demand in the international market.…

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June 12, 2017
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B777-300ER Values Fall Though Supply Remains Limited
There can be no doubting the popularity of the B777-300ER both in terms of the remaining backlog through to the arrival of the B777-9 and the limited number on the used market but such factors are only part of the equation when determining current and near-term residual values, particularly when…

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June 12, 2017
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Aircraft Liquidity
The liquidity of aircraft represents a significant factor in determining the values of existing types but can also illustrate the potential for types currently held in high regard. There are many types, mostly those that are now longer in production, that are now experiencing problems. The period 2006-2010 however, saw…

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June 12, 2017
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Values of PW1100 Powered A320neos Remain Unchanged – For Now
Service Entry Problems Fail to See Value Differentiation due to Engine Type The difficulties being experienced by Pratt & Whitney with respect to the PW1100G on the A320 family has caused significant delays to deliveries and upset customers but to date values of the airframe/engine combination are the same as…

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June 12, 2017
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