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Aircraft Archive: A318
Erosion of Backlog Continues to Affect Residuals
As the product line up evolves, and new types are introduced, there needs to be constant vigilance of the prevailing order and delivery status of existing models to accurately assess when values should undergo a change rather than rely on outdated perceptions. Until very recently there was a widely held…

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March 24, 2014
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Strong Market Keeps Most Values on Even Keel
The values of more modern narrowbodies continue to experience only a modest age related decline. The rise in the backlog – and production rates – has for the last few years led to concern that there will have to be a significant readjustment as market realities take hold. Each time…

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March 24, 2014
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A320 Values See Modest Improvement
The values of the A320ceo have experienced a modest improvement as a result of strong demand which is prompted Airbus to increase production again. The demand for newer equipment, as a means of reducing costs, remains sufficiently strong as to allow the values of new A320s to exceed $40 million…

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March 10, 2014
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Airbus List Prices for 2014 Increase by Modest 2.6%
While the sustained demand for the A320neo family may have tempted Airbus to hike list prices, the rise of 2.6 percent for all types has been modest in comparison with previous years. The increase of 2.6 percent is much in line with producer’s inflationary pressures but again has no relevance…

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January 27, 2014
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Market Favor Younger Leaving Older Exposed
The market continues to favor the younger examples with even the older versions of those still in production facing sustained weakness. There can be no escaping the enthusiasm for the financing of newer aircraft. While Export Credit Agency (ECA) support is available for both new and used aircraft, the principal…

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December 16, 2013
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Lessors Still Seeking to Increase Rates
The lessors are still seeking to increase the lease rentals on some aircraft types despite the competition. The competition among lessors remains intense but this needs to be seen in the context of a still expanding leasing market. The lessors are however, also having to compete against airlines that are…

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November 18, 2013
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Values of B737-500 Continue to Fall
The B737-500 continues to find favor with a number of operators but supply continues to outstrip demand. The values of the -500, in common with other members of the B737 Classic family, have experienced a considerable decline over the course of the last five years. The introduction of new larger…

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November 4, 2013
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Values of Younger Aircraft Continue to Fall
The market conditions are such that there are relatively few major changes to values taking place. There are many countries around the world that have formal and informal limits on the age of aircraft that can be imported and leased. The airlines themselves may also avoid older aircraft even if…

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October 7, 2013
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