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Aircraft Archive: Airbus A340-300H
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
Lease Rentals Peak
The lease rentals of widebodies continue to exhibit stability but there is an expectation that they have reached their peak and are now on a plateau. A material upward shift in lease rentals could occur but only likely as a result of a rise in interest rates. A multitude of…

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October 6, 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
Realistic Rentals for New Widebodies
While the world of sale and leasebacks continue to sometimes see high rentals, rentals for aircraft on vanilla operating leases are remaining firmly rooted in reality. There is little doubt that the demand for widebodies remains strong, at least for the newer aircraft types. The older types are becoming less…

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June 30, 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
Widebody Rates for Older Types Decline
The widebody product line up is in the midst of its greatest transformation. Over the course of a single decade, the types so familiar will have been replaced by new models, featuring not only greater efficiency but also considerably longer range capability. In such an environment it would be expected…

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April 21, 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
Widebody Rates Remain Unchanged
The significant number of widebody orders placed at the Dubai Airshow amounting to $150 billion at list prices - or $65 billion at net prices and still not enough to pay for the new UK railway between London and Birmingham – underlines the continued demand for widebody aircraft. However, such…

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December 2, 2013
AVN
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