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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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Freighter Values Fail to Advance
The weaker airfreight market has inevitably caused some weakness in the values of freighter aircraft although there remains considerable appetite for some types. Whereas most of 2018 saw a significant improvement in the market this has not been replicated in 2019. The appetite for additional capacity is not what it…

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August 5, 2019
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Values of Early A330-300 Experience Significant Fall
The A330-300 has experience a variety of fortunes and while more recently there has been some stability this is at very low levels. The value of a new A330-300 in the late 1990s approximated $100 million and only marginally increased to a maximum of $109 million for a brief time.…

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August 5, 2019
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B737MAX Values Remain Unchanged – For Now
The extended grounding of the B737MAX is inevitably raising questions as to whether the values of the type should be reduced. The grounding of the aircraft now appears to extend until the end of the year and possibly into the start of next year although at present the regulatory authorities…

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August 5, 2019
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Airbus Distances Itself from List Prices
While Boeing announced list prices for 2019 at the start of the year, Airbus has now indicated that it will no longer be providing list prices. Airbus has acknowledged that the discrepancy between list prices and the actual prices paid by customers is so great as to render them irrelevant.…

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August 5, 2019
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Aircraft Market Assessment
The A300-600R Market Presence. The age and heritage of the A300-600R are clearly evident when compared to newer types. Even the EFIS cockpit, a trademark of Airbus, fails to impress. However, except for newer examples of the same type or the similarly ageing specification of the B767-300, no replacement existed…

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August 5, 2019
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Aircraft Liquidity Still Fails Widebodies As Product Line Transitions
The liquidity of aircraft represents a significant factor in determining the values of existing types but can also illustrate the potential for types currently held in high regard. There are few types that have the highest rating in the period 2011-2018. The liquidity seeks to reflect how easy it is…

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August 5, 2019
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Residuals of MAX & neo Need to Reflect New Narrowbody
United Technologies Hints At Possible 2025 Replacement Launch Date While the focus of attention in naturally on the problems surrounding the MAX and the ramp up of production of the A320neo, the residual values of both types need to increasingly consider the implications of the next generation of narrowbodies. Forecasting…

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August 5, 2019
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