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Lessors Likely to Encourage ACMI Leases to Generate Revenue
The business model of the lessors may have been essentially static since Mr Hazy essentially founded the operating lease formula with a single DC8 in 1973 to Aeromexico but now the lessors are having to consider new means of generating revenue. The lessors are only at the start of a…

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September 14, 2020
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Aircraft Asset Assessment
The A321-200 Market Presence. Appraisers’ opinions diverge in terms of the extent of the fall with some indicating very little decline while others suggest more than 20 percent. There are approximately 1,700 serviceable A321-200s of which are 1,106 are active. Of the 500 that are inactive some 100 are undergoing…

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September 14, 2020
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A321ceo Values Decline by “Modest” Amount
Values of the A321ceo have suffered during the Covid Event although not as much as some types. By ordering large numbers of A320s, A321s, B737-800s and B737-900ERs in recent years the average size of narrowbodies has shifted higher which has negative implications for residual values of smaller aircraft. The lack…

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September 14, 2020
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Values of Freighters Still Holding Firm
The values of freighters continue to remain strong not least because two thirds of widebodies remain inactive thereby depriving the airfreight market of considerable lower hold capacity. Moreover, freighter aircraft are in demand as passenger widebodies no longer serve the routes that they used to. The passenger aircraft usually accommodate…

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September 14, 2020
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Widebody Rentals Collapse
While the absence of demand for international services essentially makes it impossible to base lease rentals on empirical data points, there can be no disguising just how weak the market is for widebody aircraft with 60 percent of the widebody fleet still inactive as of the first week of September.…

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September 14, 2020
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Spare Engine List Prices Bear Little Relevance to Market Prices
The engine manufacturers are continuing to increase list prices for spare engines which in turn is helping to maintain the value of used units. While the price paid by customers of installed engines is close to cost pricing the opposite is more likely when considering the price of spare engines.…

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September 14, 2020
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Appraisers Record Significant Falls Despite Absence of Transaction Data
Two more appraisers have recorded significant falls in values although with the absence of transaction data these remain theoretical. To date there has been a wide divergence of opinion as to the effect of the Covid Event on values with some appraisers indicating negligible impact versus others suggesting thirty percent…

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September 14, 2020
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Value Recovery Stymied by Stuttering International Market
Massive 92% Fall in July in International RPKs Points to Slow Recovery The recovery in values depends on the airlines not only flying more aircraft, more often but in carrying more passengers on every aircraft at profitable fare levels and as long as their exists an imbalance between one or…

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September 14, 2020
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