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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B747-400F
Freighter Values Remain Stable
The market for airfreight continues to be strong despite some recent data which shows a distinct slowdown. The slowdown for March 2018 compared to the previous March was only 1.7 percent according to IATA. This meant that the 4.4 percent rise in capacity saw a lower load factor. Even so…

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May 14, 2018
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Freighter Lease Rentals Still on Upward Path
The demand for airfreight continues to increase and this represents an improving picture for the frieghters with lease rates stable or actually rising. This increase in traffic has already seen a number of aircraft being taken out of storage and returned to service. The production B747-400F, with its nose loading…

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April 30, 2018
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B747-400F Experience Shows Voltatility for Rentals
The lease rentals of the B747-400F are rising again in the context of an improving airfreight market although the prospect of a trade war precipitated by the U.S. has the potential to undermine recent gains particularly for the B747-400F which is reliant on traffic to and from China. The experience…

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April 2, 2018
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Debate over Date of First Flight versus Date of Delivery Continues
While lease rentals tend to be determined on the basis of the year of build, values continue to be calculated on the month of build although “build date” can continue to mean different things to different appraisers. Some appraisers in establishing the “build date” will use the date of delivery…

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April 2, 2018
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Values Achieve Stability if Not Improvement
The improvement in airfreight traffic continues and this is allowing some capacity to be reabsorbed into the market and as such values for most freighters is stable and possibly rising. The growth in airfreight is however, not being solely met by the dedicated freighters but is also being served by…

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February 5, 2018
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Freighter Lease Rentals Improve Slightly
The lease rentals for a number of freighters is improving as airfrieght traffic continues to rise. Nearly a decade ago there was some speculation that the the demand for airfreight would never improve. However, the last year has seen such a rebound. IATA reports that November 2017 saw an increase…

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January 22, 2018
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Values of Outgoing Widebodies Weaken With B777-200ER Vulnerable The values of widebodies in the process of being replaced by new types are experiencing further weakness as supply still outstrips demand despite above trend growth. The demand for leased narrowbody aircraft continues to rise with the lessors failing to satisfy demand…

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January 8, 2018
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Aircraft Liquidity Still Fails Widebodies
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 2011-2017. The liquidity seeks to reflect how easy it is…

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December 11, 2017
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