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Narrowbody Lease Rentals Fail to Advance Despite Strong Demand
Record Demand for Leases Creating Competitive Edge The demand for leased narrowbody aircraft continues to rise with the lessors failing to satisfy demand yet this has not led to an increase in lease rentals. Traffic continues to grow at above trend levels such that the demand for capacity, and therefore…

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September 18, 2017
AVN
Scope Clauses Restrictions Seen As Easing in Coming Years Aiding RJ Values
The scope clause restrictions that have pervaded the U.S. aviation market for decades have the potential to be eased in the coming years which would aid the values of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet. Th development of the MRJ was delayed by a further two years in January this year until…

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September 18, 2017
AVN
Older Widebodies Still Falling Despite Retention & Interior Refurbishments
The decline in values of older widebodies continues even as operators refurbish interiors to establish comparable comfort levels to newer types. United Airlines has recently introduced its upgraded Polaris interior which will feature on 14 of its 35 B767-300ERs but such investment is no indication that the value of such…

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September 18, 2017
AVN
Use of Maintenance List Prices Hike “Values” to New Levels
With the engine manufacturers continuing to increase list prices for spares by a rate far greater than inflation year on year the list price of taking an aircraft from half to full life has seen a significant increase that makes such an application of little use when considering an aircraft…

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September 18, 2017
AVN
Turboprop Rentals See Premium Over Jets
The market for turboprops continues to enjoy sustained demand with the newer aircraft types such as the ATR and Dash8 aircraft transitioning with relative ease between lessees. The advantage of turboprop leasing over jet leasing focuses on lesser competition such that lease rentals can be relatively higher. With the interiors…

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September 18, 2017
AVN
Values of Regional Exhibit Modest Decline
Even though the regional jet is transitioning towards new types values of existing models are holding up reasonably well though the 70 seaters are facing pressures as the market moves towards larger types and as the age profile increases leading to greater availability. Values are in Millions of US Dollars…

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September 18, 2017
AVN
B747-400F Values Beginning to Stabilize
The market for airfreight has improved during the course of this year and there is some evidence that because demand has outstripped supply yields have improved and that this be requiring more parked aircraft to be returned to service. The B747-400F received its first order in 1989 and the service…

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September 18, 2017
AVN
Aircraft Asset Assessment - The B747-400F
Market Presence. The net effect of changing market structure is to see a large number of B747-400F freighters remaining in storage some of which have already been parked for a long time. Out of a fleet of approximately 230 B747-400F and B747-400 converted freighters, there are around 28 in storage,…

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September 18, 2017
AVN
First Half Business Jet Shipments Still in Doldrums but Prices Stabilize
The shipment of business jets in the first half of 2017 still shows a sluggish market but perhaps the low volume of deliveries is aiding the used market which itself has seen stability for many types. In the first six months of 2017 there were 290 deliveries of all types…

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September 18, 2017
AVN
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