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Aircraft Archive: A318
Rentals Remain Stable
The rate of traffic growth continues to be above trend and this is allowing rentals to remain stable at least for the newer and MLA (Mid Life Aircraft) aircraft. The competition is intense among the lessors as more institutions enter the market and margins are therefore being impacted to some…

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May 30, 2016
AVN
Airliner Type Business Jet Values Vary
The airliner size segment of the business jet market has fortunately been able to sidestep the vagaries of the wider market due to owners having sufficient resources to continue financing aircraft from internal resources or possessing the necessary creditworthiness. The airliner type market has been in existence for many years.…

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May 16, 2016
AVN
Used Values Fall Despite Backlog
Even with Airbus having to halve production of the A320neo for the next few months due to the problems being experienced with the new Pratt & Whitney engine, values of newer narrowbodies continue to fall in line with expectations. The overall market for narrowbodies remains strong with the backlog continuing…

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May 2, 2016
AVN
B737-600 Values Fail to Impress
In failing to capitalize on the existing fleets of the B737-500 and B737-200ADV, the -600 has demonstrated how quickly the market structure can change. More than ten percent of the fleet has already been scrapped and more are scheduled to go the same way. This contrasts with a market upon…

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May 2, 2016
AVN
Record Backlog Fails to Improve Rentals
With such a substantive and record breaking backlog a rise in lease rentals may be expected but such is the competition among lessors that rates are instead remaining largely stable, aided by the expectation that interest rates will remain low for some time. With the level of leasing steadily increasing…

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February 22, 2016
AVN
Pratt PW1100G Problems Not Likely to Impact Values - Yet
The problems being experienced by Pratt & Whitney with the PW1100G, which has seen Lufthansa becoming the launch operator instead of Qatar, is not likely to have an impact on values of any of the specific airframe/engine combinations - unless consistent and significantly less than average reliability materializes during in-service…

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February 22, 2016
AVN
Values Continue to Exhibit Age Related Decline
As passenger traffic has risen, the demand for new aircraft has been such that Airbus and Boeing have increased production. The rise in traffic however has become increasingly capacity driven whereby the availability of more seats has generated ever more passenger demand. To fill aircraft, fares have had to become…

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December 14, 2015
AVN
Rentals Fail to Advance
The lease rentals of narrowbodies in production have seemingly passed their cyclic peak nothwithstanding the potential effect of a rise in interest rates. The market for narrowbodies continues to be one of shortages – there is a shortage of delivery slots for new aircraft and a shortage of newer equipment.…

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November 16, 2015
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