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  Narrowbody Market Values See Slight Improvement after “Covid Effect” The latest mutation of the virus has inevitably stalled the recovery of the aviation industry, and more besides, and serves to dampen the recovery in values that was in evidence. The mutation of the virus was to be expected. The…

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January 4, 2021
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Assumptions
The listing of current and future values is based on the year of build. The essential assumption is that the aircraft are being sold as a single unit and between a willing seller and willing buyer for cash. The high and low figures represent adjustments for offer and sale prices,…

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January 4, 2021
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Freighter Values Remain Stable
The values of most, if not all, freighters, have continued to remain stable because of the absence of lower hold capacity that is usually available on passenger aircraft. Yet, it is notable that some of the major players operating dedicated freighter aircraft are not seeking to expand their fleets. This…

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December 7, 2020
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12 Year Old B777-300ER Scrapped
Maintenance Reserves Accelerate Retirements But EOLC May Delay Scrapping The Covid Event will accelerate the retirement of midlife aircraft, particularly widebodies, not only due to non performing leases and market weakness, but also because of accrued maintenance reserves and End of Lease Compensation. A B777-300ER owned by lessor China Aircraft…

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December 7, 2020
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B737-800 Values & Lease Rentals Start to See Effect of Return of B737-8
There is little doubt that the values and lease rentals of the B737-800 have been buoyed by the grounding of the B737-8 but with the return to service at a time of market weakness, any premium applied the B737NG is likely to dissipate. The values and lease rentals of both…

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December 7, 2020
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B787-8 Values Remain Fragile
The market for the B787-8 was weak before the Covid Event and values have inevitably suffered to a greater degree than other more modern widebodies. In April, values of the B787-8 fell by approximately 30 percent compared to less than 25 percent for the B787-9. The B787-8 had already lost…

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December 7, 2020
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Lease Encumbered Market Values Enable Lessors to Minimize Impairment
With the fall in the value of aircraft and the reduction in lease rentals, lessors - and investors in lessors - are increasingly seeking ways of minimizing impairment and seeking an appropriate valuation of the company. The use of lease encumbered market value seeks to value the attached lease. The…

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December 7, 2020
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B777X Values Face Challenges in New Market Structure
The residual values of the B777-9 have always been predicated on the basis of the type being a replacement for the B777-300ER as well as meeting traffic growth, thereby generating hundreds of orders but with a change in the market structure this may see a shift away from the type…

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December 7, 2020
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