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B737-300 Values Variable Due to Condition
To some extent the grounding of the B737MAX has led to some demand for the smaller -300 but this has not translated into a rise in values. The values of the B737-300 may have seen some stability after nearly a decade of declines that started in 2008. As predicted, aircraft…

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September 30, 2019
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Thomas Cook Collapse Could See Temporary Drop in A321 Rentals
Fleet Dominated by Leased A321-200s & A330-200s The collapse of Thomas Cook Airlines represents a significant blow for customers and passengers but may also a temporary drop in lease rentals for the two types used extensively by the UK airline. The UK airline Thomas Cook Airlines, part of the vacation…

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September 30, 2019
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A320neo Center of Gravity Issue Becomes Concern as Lufthansa Cuts Capacity
With EASA finding issues with the Center of Gravity on the A320neo and A321neo, Lufthansa has now blocked off the last row of seats as a precaution should this be adopted on a widespread basis and for any length of time on those fitted with the SpaceFlex option. The EASA…

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September 30, 2019
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Long Term Trend of New Pricing of B777-300ER Shows Recent Decline
The peak in new pricing of the B777-300ER has long since passed with values now well below $150 million and still falling. There are now only 34 -300ERs remaining to be delivered. However, there have been 810 deliveries through to the end of August 2019 which averages some 50 per…

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September 30, 2019
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Values of B757-300 Exposed As Condor Seeks To Carry On Regardless
The values of the B757-300 have seen some fluctuations with different appraisers having very different opinions on the value of the aircraft. The exposure of Condor, an operator of 15 B757-300s, to the vagaries of the plight of Thomas Cook highlights the problems that beset the type. The value can…

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September 30, 2019
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Turboprop Lease Rates Remain Stable
The lease rates attributed to turboprops are managing to hold reasonably steady even as the age profile of the key leasing types advances. Because the value of a turboprop suitable for an operating lease ranges between $5-20 million this means that the returns can be relatively limited at least in…

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September 30, 2019
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Regional Jet Values See some Weakness
The transition to new types continues and this is inevitably impacting older models to a greater or lesser extent. There have been a number of notable occasions when older regional jets have been placed onto the market only to find that offer prices have been below market value. Potential buyers,…

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September 30, 2019
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Aircraft Asset Assessment
The B737-300 Market Presence. There can be no ignoring the vast number of operators and the suitability of the type to a wide range of operations but there can also be no disguising the number that are in storage. There are still some 360 or more in a passenger configuration…

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September 30, 2019
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Values of B737-400 Remain Stable
After experiencing a series of significant falls over the 20 years since production ceased, the values of the B737-400 are enjoying a period of equanimity. The B737-400 was always something of a back up plan for Boeing after the problems associated with the B7J7. The -400 featured lesser range and…

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September 30, 2019
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