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A350-1000 Orderbook Reduction Yet to Impact Values
United & Cathay Switch Orders to -900 The high-profile switch of orders from the A350-1000 to the smaller -900 by two primary customers represents a cause for concern with regard to values of the former if no new orders are forthcoming and if other customers undertake similar changes. United Airlines…

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October 2, 2017
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B737-900 Lease Rentals Experience Major Fall
The adage that bigger is better does not relate to the experience of the B737-900 in terms of lease rental behavior with the type seeing a major divergence from the smaller -800 within a few years of service entry. The B737-900 represented a major compromise when entering service in 2000.…

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October 2, 2017
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Parked Aircraft Continue to Below 8% of the Fleet
The number of aircraft in storage or parked has lost much of its relevance over the last ten years whereas at one time, it was a crucial component in determining values. According to Jet Information Services (ww.jetinventory.com) of the 27,800 commercial jet aircraft in service as of the end of…

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October 2, 2017
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Turboprop Values Steady but Embraer Ambitions Could Impact Residuals
The market for turboprops remains stable with aircraft being leased with relative ease and at higher lease rate factors than enjoyed by the most popular of jets. Nordic Aviation Capital – one of the major lessors if not the largest turboprop lessor of modern turboprops – has placed a number…

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October 2, 2017
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Market for B737-800s Remains Tight Aiding Values
Even though the B737-8 has entered service, the demand for the outgoing B737-800 remains sufficiently strong to ensure competition for any used aircraft that enters the market. IATA may have reported slower traffic growth for July compared to June rising by 6.2 percent but this is still significantly above the…

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October 2, 2017
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Some Widebody Rentals Remain Under Pressure
With still above trend traffic growth even in the international arena there may be an expectation that lease rentals would remain stable but for the larger widebodies in particular, the relative strength of lease rentals is not dependent on traffic growth alone. Major influences impacting widebody lease include the arrival…

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October 2, 2017
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Improving Freighter Market Aids Values
The airfreight market in 2017 has enjoyed growth not seen for a number of years and this has allowed values to enjoy a measure of After nearly a decade of suffering from weak results that lead to speculation that there was no future for airfreight, the recent improvement in traffic…

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October 2, 2017
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A321neo – A Winning Formula
The values of those some ten A321neos already in service are remaining stable and even with the problems associated with the PW1100 engine, there is not expected to be much change in the near term with the type expected to be a clear winner for both investor and operator. The…

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October 2, 2017
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Aircraft Asset Assessment - The A321neo
Market Presence. With 44 customers for the A321neo but only six deliveries as of the end of August 2017, the current deployment is less than originally envisaged but is an improving picture. In the first eight months of 2017 a total of 185 A320ceo/neos were delivered compared to 123 A321ceo/neos…

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October 2, 2017
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Values of Hondajet Compare Favorably With Larger Biz Jets
Creating not only a new aircraft but also a new airframe manufacturing entity devoid of government support is a daunting and rarely successful venture but Hondajet appears to have introduced a model that is meeting the needs of customers and in providing The time taken to bring the light jet…

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October 2, 2017
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