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Aircraft Archive: Airbus A380-800
Widebody Values Exhibit Sporadic Recovery
The world economy has improved and the development of international traffic continues apace, particularly in Asia and values are either stable or rising as a result. The weather associated problems, particularly in the U.S. continue to affect the bottom line as does the price of fuel. The widebody aircraft are…

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February 14, 2011
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Widebody Values Start to Improve
The world economy continues to be fragile but premium traffic is recovering such that the widebody segment has improved. There is growing evidence that values of most widebodies in production have bottomed out with some even registering a modest improvement. However, there exist too many uncertainties to suggest that values…

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November 8, 2010
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Widebody Values Stable As Market Bottoms Out
The world economy may be experiencing a slight improvement with passenger traffic recovering but values have to overcome problems associated with storage, yields, finance, production rates, and lease rentals. Fortunately, with lease rentals beginning to rise there is growing evidence that values of most widebodies in production have bottomed out…

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August 2, 2010
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A380 Weight Upgrade To Represent Premium Compared to Existing Examples
The intended increase in the MTOW of the A380 should represent a premium to existing values rather than becoming the baseline. Airbus intends to increase the MTOW of the A380 from the current 569 tonnes to 573 tonnes. This weight increase will allow the aircraft to fly an additional 100…

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May 24, 2010
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Widebody Values Edge Downwards
Despite signs that the market is improving such is the fragility of the economic recovery and the uncertainty that values in some cases have edged downwards rather than up. The problems surrounding Japan Airlines has resulted in a 20 percent fall in values over the last few months. This is…

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May 10, 2010
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Widebody Values Now Have Potential to Rise
The market is likely to need time to recover but for some widebodies the worst may be over. While there is no indication of a rapid thaw, the prospect of further falls has receded – except for perhaps the B747-400 which may fall victim to JAL restructuring. Values are expected…

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February 1, 2010
AVN
Widebody Values Continue to Face Difficult Times
While there are well intentioned or vested interest attempts to talk up the state of the market, widebody values in general continue to falter such that the last six months is likely to have seen another ten percent fall. Some regions continue to report reasonable growth but this is either…

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October 12, 2009
AVN
Widebody Values Continue to Fall
The parting out of a 19 year old B747-400 by Air New Zealand underlines the severity of the market. Values of even the most popular of aircraft have fallen as the market fails to improve. The contraction of fleets, the delivery of new aircraft and the loss of premium traffic…

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June 22, 2009
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