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A330-300 Lease Rates Continue to Falter
Lease Expiries, Corporate Collapse, Virus & Traffic Weakness Add to Woes The values and lease rentals of the A330-300 continue to weaken as the type faces a number of adverse pressures not least coronavirus which is now having a significant effect on air travel in the region. The Dublin finance…

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February 3, 2020
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Turboprop Residuals Face Reassessment as Embraer Considers New Model
The potential development of a new turboprop may make it necessary for residual values of existing large turboprops to be reevaluated, specifically the ATR72-600, although a conventional design dependent on fossil fuels may not have the necessary attributes to maintain production into the long term. The residual values of the…

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February 3, 2020
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MAX Rentals Will See “Temporary Dip”
The announcement that the “ungrounding” of the B737MAX will now not occur until the middle of 2020 – June / July perhaps – represents a significant event in view of the expectation that the aircraft would return to service in the coming months and serves to increase the potential discounting…

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February 3, 2020
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Engine Overhaul Costs Continue to Rise
The cost of overhauling engines continues to rise but with better management, the time on wing is increasing to compensate. The rate that list prices of spare Life Limited Parts rise continues to be in excess of most other rates of inflation. The cost of overhauls is tied to some…

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February 3, 2020
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New Value of B737-700 Shows Considerable Volatility
The value attributed to a newly delivered B737-700 over the last 23 years reflects considerable volatility but also the effect – or lack – of inflation. When the B737-700 was first introduced in 1997, the value was a few million dollars more than the B737-300 which was in the final…

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February 3, 2020
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Widebody Freighter Rentals Stagnate
The market for widebody freighters have the potential to improve given the seeming thawing in trade relations between the U.S. and China but at present demand is limited. The coronavirus issue is seeing a number of passenger aircraft being removed from services into and out of China. As the lower…

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February 3, 2020
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B777-200 Values Forever in the Doldrums
Any demand for the B777-200 has long since passed as the market has moved onto newer types. Many have been scrapped or placed into storage although United Airlines clings onto the type most of which were delivered at the start of the program in 1996/1997. Japan Airlines also remain an…

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February 3, 2020
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Aircraft Asset Assessment
B777-200 Market Presence. The B777-200 has experienced the fate of most initial variants of a new model –marginalization within the first decade of service entry. This should provide some pause for thought when considering other newer widebodies. The difference for the -200 lay with the expectation that such an outcome…

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February 3, 2020
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A380 Aircraft Rating Dips to High Risk D- Grade
The Aircraft Ratings produced by The Aircraft Value Analysis Company (www.aircraftvalues.net) show a recent sustained fall, clearly indicating that investment in the asset requires experience. The Aircraft Rating for the A380 has seen a measure of volatility since being introduced over a decade ago. The problems surrounding the service entry…

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February 3, 2020
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