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Aircraft Archive: AIRCRAFT
Financiers Need Distressed Discounting More Than Ever
The level of discounting needed to dispose of aircraft on a distressed – or fire sale – has gradually eased for some more popular aircraft types but deteriorated for some aircraft that are in the process of being replaced by newer types. The new banking regulations inevitably make it necessary…

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May 15, 2017
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G600 Flight Testing Progresses As G550 Prices Continue to Fall
The third test aircraft for the new G600 has taken to the skies but prices of the outgoing model, the G550, continue to fall. The G600 is set to replace the existing G550 later in 2018. The G600 offers more cabin width and height than the G550. The slightly larger…

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May 15, 2017
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Widebody Rentals Stable As Market Picks Up
The airfeight market has at last shown improvement with the figures from IATA showing a nearl double digit improvement over the same month I 2016. Importantly, capacity actually fell in February which allowed load factors to uncrease 43.5 percent and for international load factors to increase to 48 percent. Some…

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May 1, 2017
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Values & Lease Rentals Face Increasingly Negative Market Pressures
But Short Term Still Likely to See Mostly Stable Values & Rates The values of used aircraft should be enjoying the most significant exponential increase in nearly 30 years but all the indications are that values and lease rentals will, at best, continue to remain stable with further modest falls…

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May 1, 2017
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A319ceo Values Suffer From Advancing Age & Changing Market
The values of the A319ceo are facing further weakness as production comes to an end and as the market moves to larger types. As of the end of March 2017 a total of 1,481 A319s had been ordered with 1,457 delivered leaving a backlog of only 24 units - albeit…

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May 1, 2017
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B787-8 Loses Some of its Shine
With the backlog for the B787-8 now less than 95, a sense of realism has started to impact values. Most new aircraft undergo a honeymoon period in their early years when values remain high due to a lack of availability as well absence of trading activity. With 332 delivered as…

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May 1, 2017
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Values of Regional Jets Ease Down
The values of the regional jets have held up well and have provided reassurance for the myriad of new owners of the type that have been seeking greater margins than those available on mainline jets. However, with some facing transition to new types and others seemingly flagging, then values are…

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May 1, 2017
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Scrap Values Start to Fall for Some Narrowbodies
Now that the transition to new narrowbody offerings is taking place then there exists a question mark over whether the scrap values of such aircraft as the A320ceo family and the B737NG can be maintained. To a large extent, the scrap value of an A320 or B737NG remains the engines.…

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May 1, 2017
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