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Wide Variation in A220 Values
Delta EETC 2019-1 Also Sees Strong Values for B737-900ER The 2019-1 EETC (Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificate) issued by Delta shows strong values for aircraft that are at the end of their product life cycle as well as considerable variation for a type that has yet to mature. * The appraised…

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May 13, 2019
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Remarketing B737-900ER Becomes Ever More Difficult
The market for the B737-900ER is proving to be difficult in view of the restricted operator base and the clear preference for the A321-200. The B737-900ER arrived late to the market, long after the A321 had established itself. For some years Boeing did not consider that a larger aircraft than…

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May 13, 2019
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A220 Financing Becomes Easier As Confidence In Residuals Improves
The takeover of the CSeries by Airbus is beginning to secure tangible results as financial institutions have sufficient confidence in residual values to lend against the asset value of the type. To date some of sales of the CSeries (A220) may have been difficult to secure because of the potential…

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May 13, 2019
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Parked Aircraft Continue to Below 7% of the Fleet – 28/5/2018
The number of aircraft in storage or parked has lost much of its relevance over the last ten years whereas at one time, it was a crucial component in determining values. According to Jet Information Services (www.jetinventory.com) of the 29,824 commercial jet aircraft in service as of the end of…

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May 13, 2019
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Values of B777-300ER Continue to Fall Despite Previously Being Favored
While the fortunes of the A220 are ascending those of the B777-300ER are clearly falling as the market looks at the arrival of the B777-9 and ponders of how the -300ER will fare in the used market. With an age profile that now stretches back for approximately 16 years the…

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May 13, 2019
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Widebody Rentals Fail to Advance
The market for used widebodies remains reasonable but the rentals are failing to improve despite traffic growth. The manufacturers are more able to match production with demand and are delivering new aircraft in reasonable quantities even if Airbus rates are low. In the first three months of 2019 Airbus delivered…

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May 13, 2019
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Upgrading Older VVIPs Difficult to Finance
The market for airliners in VVIP configuration continues to remain limited which is good for sellers. During the whole of 2018 Airbus delivered a single A320ACJ while Boeing delivered two BBJs, two BBJ MAX8s and two B777-300ERs (VVIP). The Boeing deliveries reflected the sustained demand for a limited number of…

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May 13, 2019
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Prices of B757-300 May Be Higher Than Values
With so few B757-300s having been produced, there is limited availability and as such there may be some appetite for paying a premium just to secure the aircraft. There have been a few transactions with aircraft moving between Thomas Cook and Condor. In 2018 a unit was sold by Arkia…

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May 13, 2019
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Aircraft Market Assessment
The B757-300 Market Presence. The final sales tally of the –300 at 55 represented a disappointment for Boeing but it is interesting that the B797 is now targeting a portion of this seating capacity. The limited number of deliveries needs to be placed into the context of an overall successful…

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May 13, 2019
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Values of New A321-200s Increase by 2% Over 23 Years
As a means of emphasizing the role of inflation and production efficiency and the impact on residual values, the values of newly delivered A321-200s have failed to increase over 23 years – the value of a new A321-200 today is less than two percent higher than one delivered in 1996.…

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May 13, 2019
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