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Residual Values of A380 Compromised by Premature End
Mid Term Program Cancellation Represents Less Than Desirable Outcome The cancellation of any program which sees a premature ending of production with the delivery total falling well short can have a profound effect on values and the A380 is unlikely to be any exception. Any reduction in current and future…

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March 4, 2019
AVN
Pricing of New B747-400s Peaked in 1997 Before Falling
The B747-400 was once the workhorse of flag carriers around the world and for a while in the 1990s the price of a new example seemed set to continue. When the B747-400 entered service in 1989 it represented the most expensive commercial aircraft and for a time the impact of…

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February 18, 2019
AVN
Airbus Investigates Replacement for A320neo & A350 Re-engining
Residuals Need to Reflect Changing Product Line in Long Term Residual value projections rarely assume that the status quo will be maintained over a 15-25 time horizon and as such market based forecasts will expect that current models will be upgraded and indeed, replaced. Market based forecasts are constantly anticipating…

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January 21, 2019
AVN
Transitioning Product Line Impacts Values of Outgoing Models
Demand Insufficient to Hide Vulnerability of Types Coming to End of Production Demand for aircraft, as evidenced by higher than trend traffic and an extensive – record - backlog, would seem to suggest that values for nearly all types should be rising but the process of replacement is taking its…

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November 12, 2018
AVN
The Last Decade Has Not Favored B777-200ER Values
The last decade has not been kind to the -200ER and values have experienced a particularly significant fall in the last five years. When the B777-200ER entered service as the B777-200B and then the B777-200IGW in the mid 1990s, the value of a new example amount to approximately $110 million.…

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November 12, 2018
AVN
Change in Aircraft Ratings Highlights Move to Newer Equipment
The latest ratings assigned to aircraft have been released by AVAC (www.aircraftvalues.net) and generally reflect the declining appeal of some types in the medium term. Aircraft Ratings for aircraft were created by AVAC some 15 years ago becoming the standard and subsequently adopted by the appraisal, investment and regulatory community…

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November 12, 2018
AVN
Maintenance Reserves Need to Account for Realistic D Check Costs
Maintenance reserves charged by lessors on both narrowbody and widebody aircraft need to be adequately reflect the real cost of such major maintenance. While the cost of performing the major airframe maintenance on aircraft pales against the costs associated with overhauling the engines and replacing their LLPs, the cost of…

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October 29, 2018
AVN
Widebody Rentals Still Weaker Than Expected
With above trend traffic growth widebody lease rentals should be strong but instead they appear to be weakening. Naturally the replacement cycle is in full swing with the arrival of the B787-9 and A350 in numbers. The B777-9 is ever closer to service entry and the A330neo has just arrived.…

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October 29, 2018
AVN
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