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The B767-300 Market Presence. The B767-300 has an extremely limited market presence. The absence of orders and deliveries within the last two decades increased the expectation of difficult trading conditions. With only seven operators future demand for used units in a passenger role, is extremely limited. The age profile of…

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February 18, 2020
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Covid-19 Starts to Impact Values & Rentals
Further Disruption in Traffic Likely to Lead to Drop in Demand While values and lease rentals are not on the brink of a precipice, there is an expectation of weakness in the near term as the Covid-19 causes operators to reduce capacity. Flightradar24 shows a dearth of flights within, and…

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February 17, 2020
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Horizon Aircraft Finance III ABS Values Show Appraiser Variance
In mid 2019, the large lessor, BBAM, issued an Asset Backed Securitization (ABS) for 18 aircraft for which three appraisals were provided with some divergence among opinions for the most popular of aircraft, the A320 and B737-800. The Horizon Aircraft Finance III ABS was the fourth term securitization issued by…

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February 17, 2020
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Reexamination of B797 (NMA) Consolidates A321 and B757 Values
The decision by Boeing to reconsider its plans for the New Mid Market Airplane will delay any entry into service beyond the previously expected 2025 date thus providing something of a lift for A321 and B757 values in the medium term. The new Boeing Chief Executive, Mr D. Calhoun, stated…

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February 17, 2020
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Widebody Values Set to Suffer as Traffic Stalls
While the drop in demand is confined mostly to China and Hong Kong, there is also a contagion in terms of a reluctance to travel and for government restrictions on large scale events in the region. The Far East represents a major part of the worlds passenger traffic – and…

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February 17, 2020
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Lease Rentals of Used Regional Jets Weaker
While the delivery rate of new regional jets is slow, the demand for used examples can be erratic. Even with the problems of the sector, the lease rentals of the larger regional jets have enjoyed higher lease rental factors than most mainline jets but these LRFs can vary depending on…

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February 17, 2020
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B767-300 Values Were Always Set to Fail
The values of the B767-300 were always set to fail as the type met the needs of too few initial customers and represented a stepping stone for Boeing as it looked to introduce the B767-300ER. The problems facing the B767-300 program are indicated by the order status. Only seven units…

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February 17, 2020
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Weak 2019 Freight Traffic Compounded by Covid-19
The airfreight market recorded its worst performance in a decade laying the scene for a fall in widebody freighter values as the Covid-19 contributes to the shortfall in traffic. IATA recorded a 3.3 percent fall in airfreight for the whole of 2019 compares with 2018. This was compares with an…

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February 17, 2020
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