Subscribe Now

Aircraft Asset Assessment

February 3, 2020

Market Presence. The B777-200 has experienced the fate of most initial variants of a new model –marginalization within the first decade of service entry. This should provide some pause for thought when considering other newer widebodies. The difference for the -200 lay with the expectation that such an outcome could be avoided or at least delayed. Initial financings of the B777-200 made great play of the payload/range characteristics of the -200 but avoided the historical benefit of improving payload/range capability. The placement of only 88 orders since being launched over 25 years ago is testament to how unfavorably operators view the capabilities of the -200. With only twelve operators, the -200 falls far short of the perceived desired minimum of 20 operators. Tradition also indicates that initial customers would retain the type for a more than a decade, reducing the potential for a surplus.

You must be logged in as a subscriber to Aircraft Value News to view this page. Please log in below.

Please contact [email protected] or
call 1-888-707-5814 if you are unable to login.
Not a subscriber? Sign-up now for access.
A one-of-a-kind database filled with aircraft valuation data, including information on lease rates and valuations, organized by year of manufacture for each model.
Search an Aircraft Valuator
Error Demonstration