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Aircraft Retirements Show Rising Trend But Still Equate to Four Percent
With the strong demand for the capacity there would be an expectation that annual retirements would decrease but data from Jet Information Services suggest a modest rise in recent years. The retirement of aircraft continues to be a major concern for aircraft investors. There has been much discussion in the…

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September 4, 2017
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Long Term Residuals Need to Reflect Changing Market Structure
Residual values typically project forward for 20 years or even longer but to assume that the current status quo will persist for such a length of time fails to appreciate how markedly the demand for existing aircraft can change over such a timeframe and how values and lease rentals will…

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September 4, 2017
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Aircraft Asset Assessment
Market Presence. Qantas Airlink, Delta, Hawaiian, Turkmenistan and Volotea are the only operators of the B717. The lack of success for the B717 has little to do with its performance and capability. The ruggedness of the design has made it ideal for short haul operations. In-service experience has also proven…

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September 4, 2017
AVN
B717 Values Remain Static
The market for the B717 remains tight given the limited number in service and the few operators interested in the type. The last three months has seen relatively little movement in B717 values or lease rentals but such stability cannot persist for very much longer. The type continues to suffer…

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September 4, 2017
AVN
Airliner VVIPs Perform Best
The airliner VVIP market has perhaps gained ever more attraction as the high net worth individuals value time and convenience with the scarcity of such aircraft offering risk and reward for buyer and seller alike. Usually a limited operator basis is usually seen as a negative, for the airliner type…

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September 4, 2017
AVN
Lease Rentals Remain Stable
Even as the market enters into the off peak season when some operators seek to offload surplus capacity during the Northern Hemisphere winter months, the market for lease rentals has remained stable. There has been a notable casualty – airBerlin. The airBerlin Group comprises over 150 aircraft and is therefore…

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September 4, 2017
AVN
B777-300ER Rental Trend Shows Recent Downward Trend
The lease rentals of the B777-300ER have shown a fall of nearly ten percent over the course of the last twelve months reflecting the recognition that placement of those coming off lease will begin in earnest in the near term to second tier lessees seeking more attractive rates, at least…

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September 4, 2017
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Length of Lease Continues to Influence Impact Rentals
The LRM (Lease Rental Matrix), which determines the average lease length and the adjustment to quoted lease rentals to reflect longer or shorter terms, has seen an extension to average terms as demand continues to outstrip supply but the last six months has not seen any significant change. A long…

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September 4, 2017
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B757 Residuals Look Increasingly Fragile
While conversions of the B757 to freighter are still taking place so too are parting outs indicating that the market for the type is weakening. Values of the B757 have been stable in the last few years. Between 2016-2017 values fell by only some four percent, half the average annual…

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September 4, 2017
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A330ceo Values Under Pressure But Used Transitions Continue
Difficulty in Placing Trent Powered A330s Overstated? The A330ceo is experiencing a transition to the A330neo and this is inevitably contributing to the fall in values of the former but there continue to be placement of used aircraft demonstrating that the type is still very much liquid. The arrival of…

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September 4, 2017
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