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Aircraft Archive: Airbus A340-600
Rentals of Newer Widebodies on the Rise
The considerable expense of restarting operations with the A380 underlines the surge in demand that the airlines serving longer destinations are now having to plan for which means that many widebodies are being taken out of storage and placed back into service - assuming that enough pilots can be found…

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July 4, 2022
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Widebody Rentals Start to Creep Up
The opening of borders continues enabling international traffic to increase once more thereby allowing more widebodies to re-enter service. Lease rates for the newer widebodies are increasing by a modest amount not least due to the rise in interest rates. But with the public becoming used to providing relevant medical…

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April 11, 2022
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CFM56 & V2500 Engine Values Exhibit Major Improvement
With the narrowbody market having seen sustained improvement in terms of stored aircraft being returned to service, the demand for spare engines is rising once more. Half Life Used Value US$m Engine Type Pre-Covid 2022 Value Aircraft AE3007-A1P 0.30 0.20 ERJ145ER CF34-3B1 0.40 0.20 CRJ200ER CF34-8E5 1.70 1.00 E170 CF6-80C2A5…

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March 28, 2022
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Widebody Lease Rentals Falter
The new Omicron variant of the Covid virus has inevitably caused a number of problems which will hopefully be of resolved in the near future. Bookings have cancelled or not made; operators have cancelled flights; governments have closed borders; entry restrictions, testing and isolation have been reintroduced in many countries…

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December 6, 2021
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A330-200 Lease Rates "Some 20-30% Lower" Due to Covid
Even as the international sector struggles to recover, the ability of new market entrants and those able to expand due to the withdrawal of legacy carriers, is seeing some demand for used widebody capacity. Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas (PU, Madrid Barajas) now intends to replace all of its A340s. Plus…

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November 8, 2021
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Will the A340-600 Still Be Flying in Five Years?
The answer is probably given the reliance of Iran on the type. The aircraft had previously been withdrawn from service in virtually its entirety but today there are approximately ten in service with another 62 in storage. In April 2020 the entire Lufthansa fleet of 17 aircraft was sent to…

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October 11, 2021
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Aircraft Market Assessment - The A340-600
Market Presence. The current market for the A340-600 has experienced a precipitous fall in recent years, but stability today is at scrap levels. The disposal of aircraft by existing operators continues but in a market that fails to generate any willing buyers. The proposed sale of multiple units at discounted…

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October 11, 2021
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Widebody Lease Rental Recovery Stumbles
The market for widebodies remains under severe pressure as there exists a cautious approach to opening up international borders, particularly long haul, and this is causing great difficulties for the placement of both new and used widebodies. The market for the leasing the widebodies remains difficult even as markets begin…

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September 27, 2021
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