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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B737-300
New Narrowbodies See Sub 20% Reductions
  The values of nearly all passenger aircraft have been impacted by the Covid event to a greater or lesser extent but the newer narrowbodies such as the A320neo and B737MAX have fallen by the least amount. On a comparative basis – pre Covid March versus Covid April for example…

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July 20, 2020
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B737-400 Values Inevitably Fall
The values of the -400 were falling even before Covid despite the demand for freighter conversion and the decline has been accelerated. Over the period 2004-2007 rentals of the B737-400 had been improving but since then have experienced significant declines before more recently seeing a lower rate of decline. Aircraft…

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July 20, 2020
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Freighter Conversions Gain Momentum
Widebody Conversions Gain Traction But Pricing Needs to be Competitive The significant reduction in the value of passenger aircraft and the current resilience of the freighter market makes for greater interest in freighter conversions but with the world economy facing recession a sense of realism is needed to manage expectations.…

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May 25, 2020
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Narrowbodies Fare Better than Widebodies
COVID-19 has had a disastrous effect on the values of virtually all aircraft types but some narrowbodies are managing to shrug off the worst of the discounting. In this issue, a ROM (rough order of magnitude) is provided for narrowbodies in terms of the level of discounting to be applied…

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April 14, 2020
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Aircraft Values in Economic Downturns
Any forecasting needs to draw upon past events. The industry has been through some seven major M events over the course of the last 50 years. The invasion of Kuwait in 1990 led to a significant decline in the global economy while the events of 2001 had a direct effect…

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March 30, 2020
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Assumptions
The table is published on an annual basis and complements the quarterly updates to specific aircraft categories. The table encompasses both current and future lease rentals. The methodology involved in calculating lease rentals differs from that of values. Lease rentals display greater volatility. Rentals are calculated individually and are not…

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March 2, 2020
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New Value of B737-700 Shows Considerable Volatility
The value attributed to a newly delivered B737-700 over the last 23 years reflects considerable volatility but also the effect – or lack – of inflation. When the B737-700 was first introduced in 1997, the value was a few million dollars more than the B737-300 which was in the final…

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February 3, 2020
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“Residual Cascade” Sees Need for Fresh Risk Analysis
Values May See Fundamental Change in 10 Not 20 Years The market is potentially at a turning point when a series of events will initiate a “Residual Cascade” whereby residual values may irrevocably deviate from the current expected path. As the year ends, residual values need to be viewed in…

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December 9, 2019
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