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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B757-300
Aircraft Market Assessment
The B757-300 Market Presence. The final sales tally of the –300 at 55 represents a disappointment for Boeing. However, this needs to be placed into the context of an overall successful B757 program. With amortized development costs for the B757-200 no longer an issue, the potential profit margin for Boeing…

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May 16, 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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Rentals Fail to Advance
The lease rentals of narrowbodies in production have seemingly passed their cyclic peak nothwithstanding the potential effect of a rise in interest rates. The market for narrowbodies continues to be one of shortages – there is a shortage of delivery slots for new aircraft and a shortage of newer equipment.…

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November 16, 2015
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Risk of Interest Rate Rise Falls as China Devalues
With falling unemployment in some countries and the need to wean the market off historically low interest rates, there has been mounting pressure for an increase but with the devaluation of th Yuan by China there will be a reluctance to further strengthen exchange rates. The lesser need to increase…

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August 24, 2015
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Lease Rentals Stable Despite Backlog
Based on strong traffic growth and a record backlog lease rentals should be rising but competition among lessors is still sufficiently strong as to keep lease rentals stable. The competition from newer lessors eager to secure market share as quickly as possible are allowing the less financially secure lessees to…

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May 18, 2015
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Long Term Residuals of A321neo Not Threatened by B757 Replacement
Boeing seems to have finally realized that re-engining the B757 is unlikely to generate the necessary interest to warrant development and instead seems focused on re-invigorating a version of the defunct B787-3. Airbus has already launched the A321LR – Long Range – version of the A321neo offering a MTOW of…

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March 9, 2015
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