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Aircraft Archive: Airbus A340-200
Impact of New Aircraft Starts to be Felt
With the planned reduction in A330 production due to the transition to the A330neo and the expectation of a similar change in rates for the B777 should new orders for the -300ER fail to materialize, then values of aircraft delivered in the final years of the respective programs are showing…

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November 3, 2014
AVN
Some Widebody Values Falter But Few Improve
The market for older widebodies remains difficult not only because of the arrival of ever more new examples but also because the market continues to undergo structural change. The changes involve introducing new longer sectors or increasing capacity on existing routes. The need to offer modern passenger amenities and to…

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July 28, 2014
AVN
Parting Out Takes on Greater Significance
While the market for newer widebodies remains strong, for those produced at the start of many existing programs the appetite is much more muted, forcing owners to consider parting out as an alternative to spending millions on new interiors and maintenance. The onward placement of older widebodies can represent a…

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May 19, 2014
AVN
Older Widebodies Face Downward Pressure
The continued enthusiasm for the newer generation of widebodies is inevitably partly at the expense of the older types. In contrast to the improving market conditions of a nearly a decade ago and those of the mid 1990s, the international carriers continue to seek yield improvement rather than absolute market…

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February 10, 2014
AVN
Values of Widebodies Continue to Decline
The enthusiasm for the new generation of widebodies continues to mask some of the deficiencies of existing examples. The last decade has seen an expansion in the widebody operator fleet as liberalization has taken hold in established markets and as the globalization of the world economy has facilitated the emergence…

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November 18, 2013
AVN
Variety of Fortunes for Widebody Values
Values of most widebodies continue to decline in the context of age while a few are managing to hold steady due to exceptional demand. Assuming that aircraft have a useful asset life of some 20 years, this suggests that even if the market has no influence then values should fall…

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August 12, 2013
AVN
Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Seeking to sell a used unencumbered aircraft for cash, even one less than ten years of age, continues to require considerable pricing flexibility and the preference for newer aircraft continues.  Values of aircraft generally managed to regain some of their losses incurred during the Great Recession but sufficient weakness in…

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July 15, 2013
AVN
Values Deteriorate Due to Age
The values of widebodies may have in general exhibited a slight fall in the last quarter but this is more a reflection of normal age related changes. Assuming that aircraft have a useful asset life of some 20 years, this suggests that even if the market has no influence then…

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May 20, 2013
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