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Aircraft Archive: Airbus A320-200
Lessors Seek to Increase Rentals
The competition to place aircraft is intense but lessors are increasingly seeking to temporarily park aircraft rather than accept lower rentals. The increase in the proportion of the fleet that are leased has also seen increased competition among the lessors. The product life cycle of the B737-800 for example, is…

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August 12, 2013
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In Production Values Slip Due to Age
The values of most in production used aircraft are experiencing a slight fall in the context of a still contradictory market. The market on the one hand is experiencing exceptional strength in terms of new orders but on the other the market for used aircraft is comparatively weak unless the…

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June 17, 2013
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Lease Rentals Generally Hold Steady
The previous twelve months has seen a variety of changes to narrowbody lease rentals, few of which have been positive. The competition among lessors continues to be intense and combined with a record period of low interest rates, lease rentals have been fluctuating. Both Airbus and Boeing are quickly filling…

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May 20, 2013
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A320 Lease Rentals Improving
Rates for Older Examples Remain Under Pressure As a result of the development of the A320neo and availability of used units, lease rentals of the A320 have been under severe pressure in recent times but the trend is now being reversed as lessors gain the upper hand once more. The…

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April 8, 2013
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In Production Narrowbody Values Static
The values of in-production narrowbodies have experienced only a modest decline though older examples face continued weakness. The demand for new aircraft seems to remain insatiable as Lion Air, Ryanair and THY all place large orders. The backlog is therefore increasing rather than falling even as the manufacturers have increased…

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March 25, 2013
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Lease Rentals Stabilize
The lease rentals of many newer narrowbodies have managed to stop falling and now appear to be in a period of stabilization with the potential for some improvement. While there continues to be a number of aircraft on the market, the demand for newer aircraft from all regions in recent…

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February 11, 2013
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Values Fail to Advance
The market for the more modern narrowbodies remains in overall negative territory given that there is seemingly a preference to part out an aircraft rather than seek an onward sale. While there are signs of encouragement in terms of trading activity there continues to be a lack of appetite for…

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December 3, 2012
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Lease Rentals Experience Further Weakness
The lease rentals of many newer narrowbodies continue to weaken as lessees experience improved bargaining power. The reason for lower rentals is due to the reconnection of the aviation industry in the latter part of 2011 to the wider economic malaise that still persists. Kingfisher has suspended operations as has…

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November 5, 2012
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