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Aircraft Archive: Airbus A320-200
Rentals Fail to Advance
The lease rentals of narrowbodies in production have seemingly passed their cyclic peak nothwithstanding the potential effect of a rise in interest rates. The market for narrowbodies continues to be one of shortages – there is a shortage of delivery slots for new aircraft and a shortage of newer equipment.…

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November 16, 2015
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Record Backlog & Production Takes Toll on Values
While the low price of fuel should favor used aircraft the market continues to face the consequences of transitioning to new types and the preference for new rather than used aircraft. The displacement of older aircraft with new examples and the age profile of some narrowbodies is inevitably having an…

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September 21, 2015
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Risk of Interest Rate Rise Falls as China Devalues
With falling unemployment in some countries and the need to wean the market off historically low interest rates, there has been mounting pressure for an increase but with the devaluation of th Yuan by China there will be a reluctance to further strengthen exchange rates. The lesser need to increase…

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August 24, 2015
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Values Experience Age Related Decline
The Paris Air Show this week will be the venue for the announcement of another raft of orders from Airbus and other manufacturers further exacerbating the imbalance between supply and demand. While the backlog continues to extend this is no longer having a positive effect on either new or used…

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June 15, 2015
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Lease Rentals Stable Despite Backlog
Based on strong traffic growth and a record backlog lease rentals should be rising but competition among lessors is still sufficiently strong as to keep lease rentals stable. The competition from newer lessors eager to secure market share as quickly as possible are allowing the less financially secure lessees to…

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May 18, 2015
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Values Remain Large Stable Aided by Fuel Price
The lower price of fuel is providing a measure of breathing space for used narrowbodies. The values of used aircraft have been under pressure as a result of the drive towards newer aircraft that offer greater efficiency. Now that the differential in operating costs is being narrowed there is lesser…

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March 23, 2015
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Mid Life Aircraft Rentals Edge Down
While there continues to be exceptional demand for narrowbodies the mid life aircraft (MLA) are available in greater numbers which is perhaps seeing a slight drop in rentals, albeit compounded by the prospect of lower interest rates for longer than previously expected. www.aircraftvalues.net or www.aircraftvalues.com. Rates are quoted in thousands…

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February 9, 2015
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Peak for Existing Products Despite Backlog
While there are thousands of aircraft on backlog, the transition to the product lines are keeping values realistic. The smaller backlog of 2006-2007 caused values to climb to new heights largely because production rates were of a lesser magnitude and due to a stable product line up. Today manufacturers are…

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December 1, 2014
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