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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B737-500
Rentals Dependent on Credit & Lease Term
The lease rental for a particular regional jet is not a constant but is dependent on the financial standing of the lessor and the term of the lease. A short term lease will generally see a higher lease rental to compensate the lessor for higher administration costs as well as…

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October 30, 2017
AVN
Asking Prices Reflect Strength of the Market
The market remains strong – though not strong enough to prevent the demise of Air Berlin and Monarch Airlines – and the asking prices for aircraft continue to reflect that demand even if the final sale price is likely to be much lower. A 1997 A340-300 with 46,000 hours, is…

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October 16, 2017
AVN
Competition Prevents Rise in Rentals
The demand for aircraft – particularly the newer examples – remains strong and this allowing values to generally fall at a rate below the general trend. The demise of a few carriers such as Monarch and Air Berlin has resulted in a few aircraft expectantly entering the market. Some of…

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October 16, 2017
AVN
B717 Values Remain Static
The market for the B717 remains tight given the limited number in service and the few operators interested in the type. The last three months has seen relatively little movement in B717 values or lease rentals but such stability cannot persist for very much longer. The type continues to suffer…

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September 4, 2017
AVN
Leasing Still Attracting New Players As Rates Mostly Remain Stable
Competition Intensifying Which Could Impact Rentals The profits being secured by the lessors continues to be between 15-20 percent thus underlining the continued relative attraction of aircraft leasing compared other asset classes such as shipping and real estate. The leasing of aircraft continues to increase despite as yet proven speculation…

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March 6, 2017
AVN
Aircraft Asset Assessment
The B737-500 Market Presence. The -500 has a limited market presence though there are over a 100 operators of the type with many operating less than five units. With dozens in storage and scrapped, the market for the type is limited. In contrast to the B737-300 and -400 there is…

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November 14, 2016
AVN
No Respite for B737-500 Values
With some 50 percent of the fleet either in storage or having been scrapped, values of the -500 have continued to decline at a rapid rate. The oldest B737-500 is only 26 years of age with a fleet average of around 20 years. Yet of the 389 that have been…

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November 14, 2016
AVN
New RJs Cause Incumbent Types to Fall
With the introduction of new types such as the E2s and the MRJs, values of existing regional jets are beginning to feel the weight of transition. While the values of current generation regional jets are falling, this is in line with expectations and reflects previous stability. Embraer, Bombardier and MRJ…

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October 31, 2016
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