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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B747-200
Out of Production Widebody Values: Values Remain Fragile
With the price of fuel continuing to rocket to new highs, the appetite for the gas-guzzling leviathans of old continues to weaken. The combination of three-person flight decks, rising maintenance costs, lesser reliability and fuel consumption are all conspiring to ensure the demise of older widebodies. Remarketing increasingly has to…

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November 12, 2007
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B787 Delays Places Further Upward Pressure on B767 Rentals
Values of First 40 B787 Placed "On Watch" The six-month delay to the service entry of the B787 will place further upward pressure on the lease rentals, and indeed values, of the B767-300ER. The final assembly of the first B787 has been delayed by five months and flight testing by…

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October 29, 2007
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In-Production Widebody Rentals Remain Strong
The lease rentals of the newer widebodies remain strong. The demand for efficient capacity has led not only to a spate of fresh orders but also the acquisition and lease of used widebodies. Lease rentals of most widebodies have managed to enjoy a further, albeit slight, rise due to such…

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September 3, 2007
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B777-300 Residuals Fail to Impress
The widebody market continues to grow but the values of the -300 continue to decline. Virtually all -300s remain with their original customers which makes for difficult determination of market values. Orders for the B777-300 total only 60, down from four years ago when 62 were on order. The last…

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September 3, 2007
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Mixed Fortunes for B747-200F Values
The high price of fuel is naturally turning cargo operators away from the B747-200F though there remains sufficient activity involving the type to allow values to remain stable. The need for cargo space remains strong but sufficient competition exists to ensure that the aircraft used offer the greatest efficiency. The…

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September 3, 2007
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Older Aircraft Continue to Face Depressed Pricing
While the absence of newer aircraft continues to force pricing upwards, the lack of appetite for older aircraft continues to force down pricing, providing a glimpse of the potential prospects for aircraft currently held in high regard. A 1967 B707 freighter is still on the market priced at $750,000. A…

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September 3, 2007
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Despite Strong Market Values Keep Falling
Values of older widebodies continue to face weakness as the effects of higher maintenance and operating costs take precedence over lack of newer products. The cost of reconfiguring the older widebodies is such that there are few owners willing to undertake the task. A widebody can cost between $5-10 million…

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August 20, 2007
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B737-700 Keep On Rising
Despite pronouncements that the peak in values and lease rentals were reached nearly two years ago, material rises have been evident with the expectation of further increases. Though the market still focuses on the successful B737-800, the -700 has quietly established a solid market base, albeit partly at the expense…

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June 11, 2007
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