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Aircraft Archive: Airbus A340-500
Widebody Values Set to Suffer as Traffic Stalls
While the drop in demand is confined mostly to China and Hong Kong, there is also a contagion in terms of a reluctance to travel and for government restrictions on large scale events in the region. The Far East represents a major part of the worlds passenger traffic – and…

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February 17, 2020
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Assumptions
The listing of current and future values is based on the year of build. The essential assumption is that the aircraft are being sold as a single unit and between a willing seller and willing buyer for cash. The high and low figures represent adjustments for offer and sale prices,…

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January 6, 2020
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Environmental Issues Unlikely to Impact Sector
The use of an airliner type of aircraft for personal travel may seem at odds with the move towards greener methods of travel but there are so few such airliner types that this segment of the market is unlikely to be adversely impacted. Values courtesy of The Aircraft Value Analysis…

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December 9, 2019
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Rentals for Outgoing Widebodies Weaken
The rentals for the outgoing widebodies are under pressure as operators increasingly switch to more modern aircraft. While the focus of attention may currently be on the grounding of the B737MAX and the cessation of A380 production in the next two years, there are a considerable number of new widebodies…

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November 25, 2019
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A330-200 Values Continue to Decline
The market for the A330-200 remains very fragile and inevitably values are falling. The 233 tonne A330-200, featuring improvements taken from the A340-500/-600, represented a type suited to the needs of asset based financing. The -200 operator base now features many more than the minimum 20 considered desirable for ease…

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November 11, 2019
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Values of Outgoing Widebodies Continue to Decline
The market is more vulnerable than fragile and with the change in the product line contributing to the decline in some widebody values. While the load factors on international flights may be high, that does not necessarily mean that operators are making money. Many seats are now booked well in…

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October 28, 2019
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Expensive Interiors Not Always Add Value
Airliner type VVIP aircraft mostly involve expensive interiors but there are times when seeking to reflect such expense on a balance sheet may be difficult as auditors may see little such value. Airliner type VVIP interiors usually cost tens of millions to install and while for many owners, such expense…

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September 16, 2019
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Widebody Rentals Remain Low
The low interest rates are inevitably having an effect on lease rentals when compared with previous levels but the market for used widebodies is perhaps not as strong as for narrowbodies and this is making it necessary for rentals to be realistic. The larger widebodies can be placed – notwithstanding…

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August 5, 2019
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