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A330-900 Flies As Values Edge Downwards
No Values for A330-800 As Only Order Under Threat The first flight of A330-900 took place on the 19th October although values of the type may take some time to validate. While the arrival of the re-engined A320neo and B737MAX seemed to herald a new era for the narrowbody segment…

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October 30, 2017
AVN
CRJ Values Could Suffer Amidst Sell-Off Speculation
The tie up between Airbus and CSeries is a significant move and offers the prospect of an improvement in the fortunes of the Canadian product but Bombardier is reportedly seeking to dispose of its CRJ/Dash8 families as well. The unconfirmed reports would make some sense for Bombardier and the potential…

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October 30, 2017
AVN
B737-8 Values Seen As Most Stable Among Narrowbodies
Even though only some 30 B737-8 aircraft had been delivered by the end of September 2017, the indications are that values are holding steady compared to pre-service entry estimates. Despite the B737MAX featuring some greater engineering challenges than those faced by the A320neo, Boeing seems to have resolved these such…

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October 30, 2017
AVN
A330-200 Lease Rentals Experience Weakness
With the decline in the backlog, the arrival of the A330neo, the preference for the A330-300 and an advancing age profile, then it is little wonder that the lease rentals of the A330-200 should be falling. In the years immediately following service entry in 1998, the A330-200 became favored by…

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October 30, 2017
AVN
Scrap Values for B737NGs Buoyed by Engine Prices
Now that the transition to new narrowbody offerings is taking place then there exists a question mark over whether the scrap values of such aircraft as the A320ceo family and the B737NG can be maintained. To a large extent, the scrap value of an A320 or B737NG remains the engines.…

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October 30, 2017
AVN
Rentals Dependent on Credit & Lease Term
The lease rental for a particular regional jet is not a constant but is dependent on the financial standing of the lessor and the term of the lease. A short term lease will generally see a higher lease rental to compensate the lessor for higher administration costs as well as…

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October 30, 2017
AVN
Values Fare Better – ie Prices Stop Falling
The market for heavy business jets over the last decade, ever since the heyday of the business jet, has been varied. Initially the large business jets seemed able to avoid the virtual collapse that other business jet categories suffered in the aftermath of the financial crisis. Then as some the…

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October 30, 2017
AVN
Values Falling as A330neo Nears
The first flight of the A330neo has taken place and values of the A330-300 are edging downwards as the transition to the new aircraft takes place even though production of the -300 will likely continue for a number of years, overlapping the A330neo. At one time, the -300 was so…

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October 30, 2017
AVN
Aircraft Asset Assessment
Market Presence. Airbus has built a reputation around the use of the latest technology including envelope limiting computers, fly by wire and side stick controllers. Despite being designed in the 1980s, the A330 still is still viewed as contemporary though no match for the B787 at least in terms of…

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October 30, 2017
AVN
Business Jet Values Continue to be Divorced from Historical Trend
The values of corporate aircraft had performed extremely well over the period 1988-2008 with some worth their original purchase price - or more – but the market has since experienced sustained weakness with no return to previous highs, only stability. Even during the recession of the early 1990s, pricing remained…

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October 30, 2017
AVN
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