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Aircraft Archive: Airbus A350-1000
Values of A350-1000 Still Uncertain as First Delivery Takes Place
The values of the A350-1000 remain under scrutiny as the market for the type fails to progress even as the first example is delivered to Qatar and enters service. The first delivery of the A350-1000 took place in late February to Qatar, a little later than planned because of issues…

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March 5, 2018
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Airbus List Prices Rise By Only 2 Percent
Discount Now Nudges 60 Percent The rise in list prices continues even as new net pricing mostly stagnates as the product line continues to undergo its most significant transition in more than a generation. The rise in Airbus list prices equates to two percent across all aircraft models, regardless of…

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February 19, 2018
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B747-400 Lease Rentals Continue to Fall As Operators Divest
The lease rentals of the B747-400 are a shadow of their former levels which is no surprise in view of the divesting from long term operators and the lack of attraction among second and third tier operators. Introduced in 1989, the oldest passenger B747-400 is now nearly 30 years of…

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November 13, 2017
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B777-9 Values Need to be Realistic
Long Term Residuals of Large Widebodies can be Weaker than Average With the first B777-9 due to be delivered in just over two years’ time, attention is now turning to current and future values of the type but the behavior of previous and existing large widebodies suggests that a measure…

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October 16, 2017
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A350-1000 Orderbook Reduction Yet to Impact Values
United & Cathay Switch Orders to -900 The high-profile switch of orders from the A350-1000 to the smaller -900 by two primary customers represents a cause for concern with regard to values of the former if no new orders are forthcoming and if other customers undertake similar changes. United Airlines…

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October 2, 2017
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A380 & B747-8 Vaues Suffer From Changing Market Structure
VLA Market Withers As Production Rates Fall The market for Very Large Aircraft (VLAs) has suffered as the market has increasingly focused on larger twin engined aircraft and values of both the A380 and B747-8 are under intense pressure as the backlog diminishes and new orders remain elusive. Airbus has…

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August 7, 2017
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B777-300ER Values Decline as Transition Begins
To some extent, it is all too easy to consider that values of one of the most popular of widebodies should not experience any decline until the arrival of the replacement product. However, this is not the way that the market works. Values of the existing product tend to fall…

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July 24, 2017
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A350-100 Weight Changes Require Reassessment of Residuals
The MTOW of the A350-1000 currently under development has been increased and with the payload versus range of most aircraft representing an important aspect in formulating both current and future values, then the implications for values needs to be addressed. The MTOW of the A350-1000 has been gradually increased over…

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July 24, 2017
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