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FUTURE AIRCRAFT VALUES
A320ceo Values Holding Steady
The values of the A320ceo should be experiencing a significant fall given the delivery of the A320neo in ever greater numbers but given the peculiar market conditions they are remaining surprisingly stable with short term rentals being slightly higher than might have been forecast even a year ago. When a…

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October 14, 2019
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Aircraft Asset Assessment
The B777-300 Market Presence. The -300 has been in service for 20 years and as such it is little wonder that the first units have been scrapped. The limited range of the -300, at least with respect to the capability of most other current widebodies, makes it suited to the…

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October 14, 2019
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B777-300 Continues to be Difficult to Place
The B777-300 has always failed to inspire being one of Boeing’s “B” variants and it can be expected that any demand will be limited to existing operators seeking to supplement existing fleets at a lesser cost of used -300ERs which are now on the market. The market for the B777-300…

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October 14, 2019
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Used Large Business Jets “Fraction” of New
The prices The “recovery” in large business jet needs to be placed into the context of just how far they fell in previous years. The recovery does not mean that the values have recovered but that they have either largely stopped falling or have risen slightly. There is no suggestion…

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October 14, 2019
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Lower Interest Rates Contain Rentals
With interest rates contained – and even reduced – the effect on lease rates is inevitably to see either lower or stable levels although current market forces may see some mutant changes. The U.S. has recently reduced interest rates and with economic weakness around the globe, other central banks are…

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October 14, 2019
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Maintenance Reserves for New Aircraft May Need to Be Higher
The introduction of new aircraft types means that only with in-service experience can the maintenance reserves to be applied be realistic. Maintenance reserves charged by lessors on both narrowbody and widebody aircraft need to be adequately reflect the real cost of such major maintenance and with newer aircraft, maintenance costs…

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October 14, 2019
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Asking Prices of Older Aircraft See Considerable Variance
The sellers of older aircraft are seemingly more willing to reveal their asking prices but there can be considerable variation. The B737 Classics are on the market in numbers and a 1992 -500 has an asking price of $3.6 million or $2,500 per block hour based on 180 hours per…

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October 14, 2019
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Embraer E190 Value Trend Sees Recent Rapid Decline
The value trend of the E190 has more recently experienced a significant fall which is due to a combination of issues. When the E190 entered service, a few years after the E170, the type built upon a new product line that offered passengers a mainline interior on a regional jet.…

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October 14, 2019
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Winds of Climate Change Could Blow Residuals Off Course
Retirement of Older Types & Launch of New Types May Be Accelerated The recent round of high-profile climate protests, emanating from clear indications that the climate is changing and most likely initiated or exacerbated by human industrial activity, provides a clear indication that air transport will continue to be a…

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October 14, 2019
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