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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B737-900
Aircraft Market Assessment
The B737-900 Market Presence. The B737-900 has not proved to be a success. Just as the B757-300 and B767-400, the stretch to the existing B737-800 did not go far enough, leaving Airbus with a few more years in which to gain orders. The -900 is marginalized in terms of fleet…

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May 30, 2016
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Values of the B737-900 Continue to Fall
With four of the 52 -900s that were eventually delivered in storage the market for the type is extremely adverse and values and there can be no escaping that the type was a failure in concept. The B737-900 was launched in November 1997, some four years after the -700 was…

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May 30, 2016
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Rentals Remain Stable
The rate of traffic growth continues to be above trend and this is allowing rentals to remain stable at least for the newer and MLA (Mid Life Aircraft) aircraft. The competition is intense among the lessors as more institutions enter the market and margins are therefore being impacted to some…

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May 30, 2016
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Used Values Fall Despite Backlog
Even with Airbus having to halve production of the A320neo for the next few months due to the problems being experienced with the new Pratt & Whitney engine, values of newer narrowbodies continue to fall in line with expectations. The overall market for narrowbodies remains strong with the backlog continuing…

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May 2, 2016
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Record Backlog Fails to Improve Rentals
With such a substantive and record breaking backlog a rise in lease rentals may be expected but such is the competition among lessors that rates are instead remaining largely stable, aided by the expectation that interest rates will remain low for some time. With the level of leasing steadily increasing…

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February 22, 2016
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B747-8 Values Under Pressure As Production Falls Again
B777 Production Also Potential Target As Values Start to Sag The values of the B747-8I are once again under scrutiny as production tumbles to perhaps uneconomic levels. Production of the B747-8 – comprising both the freighter and passenger versions – will be halved such that instead of 12 being produced…

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February 8, 2016
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Used Widebody Values Suffer But Aircraft Ratings Largely Stable The demand for new aircraft remains unprecedented with the manufacturers increasing production but values of such new aircraft have failed to rise and even a rise in U.S. interest rates has had little positive effect on lease rentals. The world economy…

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January 11, 2016
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Values Continue to Exhibit Age Related Decline
As passenger traffic has risen, the demand for new aircraft has been such that Airbus and Boeing have increased production. The rise in traffic however has become increasingly capacity driven whereby the availability of more seats has generated ever more passenger demand. To fill aircraft, fares have had to become…

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December 14, 2015
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