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Aircraft Archive: Airbus A340-600
Widebody Lease Rentals Falter
The new Omicron variant of the Covid virus has inevitably caused a number of problems which will hopefully be of resolved in the near future. Bookings have cancelled or not made; operators have cancelled flights; governments have closed borders; entry restrictions, testing and isolation have been reintroduced in many countries…

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December 6, 2021
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A330-200 Lease Rates "Some 20-30% Lower" Due to Covid
Even as the international sector struggles to recover, the ability of new market entrants and those able to expand due to the withdrawal of legacy carriers, is seeing some demand for used widebody capacity. Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas (PU, Madrid Barajas) now intends to replace all of its A340s. Plus…

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November 8, 2021
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Will the A340-600 Still Be Flying in Five Years?
The answer is probably given the reliance of Iran on the type. The aircraft had previously been withdrawn from service in virtually its entirety but today there are approximately ten in service with another 62 in storage. In April 2020 the entire Lufthansa fleet of 17 aircraft was sent to…

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October 11, 2021
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Aircraft Market Assessment - The A340-600
Market Presence. The current market for the A340-600 has experienced a precipitous fall in recent years, but stability today is at scrap levels. The disposal of aircraft by existing operators continues but in a market that fails to generate any willing buyers. The proposed sale of multiple units at discounted…

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October 11, 2021
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Widebody Lease Rental Recovery Stumbles
The market for widebodies remains under severe pressure as there exists a cautious approach to opening up international borders, particularly long haul, and this is causing great difficulties for the placement of both new and used widebodies. The market for the leasing the widebodies remains difficult even as markets begin…

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September 27, 2021
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Widebody Lease Rentals Yet to Recover
The market for widebodies remains under severe pressure as there exists a cautious approach to opening up international borders, particularly long haul, and this is causing great difficulties for the placement of both new and used widebodies. The U.S. domestic market is seeing a major recovery but perhaps because of…

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June 21, 2021
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Wide Discrepancy in B777-300ER Values
Values Still Seen as Falling The market for the B777-300ER, indeed the appetite for nearly all passenger widebodies, remains exceptionally difficult and as such the values of the -300ER have either not changed since the start of the Covid Event or have continued to fall. The values of the B777-300ER…

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June 7, 2021
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Widebody Rentals Fail to Advance
The market for widebodies – at least passenger widebodies – remains fragile with international routes yet to open up to any great extent thus leading to stagnating lease rentals. If the market for widebodies was improving to any extent, there would be no need to the LATAM A350-900’s or B787-9’s…

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March 29, 2021
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