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Aircraft Archive: Airbus A340-300
Asking Prices of Reflect Have Sense of Reality
The asking prices of aircraft that are being publicly advertised for sale continue to have some relevance to actual market values. A 1993 A320 is on the market for $6 million which equates to the market value. The difference in values between the oldest and newest A320s ($3 million versus…

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October 3, 2016
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Values of Larger Used Widebodies Continue to Decline
Values of the larger used widebodies are continuing to fall despite record backlogs, high load factors and lower fuel prices and this rate of decline is expected to accelerate in the coming years as the preference for newer, more versatile and economic aircraft increases. Demand patterns for larger widebodies have…

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September 21, 2015
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A340-600 Values Shrug Off Distressed Pressures
The problems for the A340-600 may not be as great as they once were but they still remain sufficiently serious as to cause values to continue to sink to new lows. The values of the A340-600 have been stumbling even before the price of fuel reached its peak such was…

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July 13, 2015
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Decline in A340-300 Values Less Pronounced
The fall in the price of fuel has played a major role in delaying the decline in values of the A340-300 but there can be no escaping the wider lack of interest in the type despite the best efforts of the OEMs. The number of A340-300s in storage has failed…

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June 15, 2015
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Asking Prices for Airbus Aircraft Remain Realistic
While there continues to be some “enthusiastic” pricing with respect to the sale and leaseback transactions – approximately $300 million for example for a new A380 – at the other end of the spectrum, the price of older used aircraft remains more realistic. A 1989 A300-600R is being advertised for…

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May 18, 2015
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Aircraft Asset Assessment: A340-300
Market Presence. The A340-300 has previously provided operators with considerable operating flexibility. The four-engine configuration, combined with long haul capability, opened up a number of routes unable to support either the larger B777-300ER or the ETOPs constrained twin engined B777-200ER. The –300 has CFM56-5 engines while the new A340-500 and…

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February 9, 2015
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A340-300 Values Achieve Measure of Stability
The fall in the price of fuel has played an important part of forestalling any further sharp decline in values of the A340-300. Indeed operators are actually seeking out units. The four engined configuration for medium sized widebodies had been overtaken by events such that values of existing units have…

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February 9, 2015
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Record Orders Fail to Advance Values
Even though Boeing had a good year for widebody orders – Airbus less so – and deliveries are increasing there is a sense that any rise in values needs to be seen in the context of lower fuel prices, at least temporarily. Values and Ratings courtesy of The Aircraft Value…

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February 9, 2015
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