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Aircraft Archive: B747-8I
Rentals Continue to Fall for Older Examples
The lease rentals of older widebody aircraft continue to fall as the market moves to newer types. Sale and leaseback transactions, which constitute an increasingly large proportion of new aircraft deliveries, continue to involve higher lease rates than those attributed to vanilla dry operating lease rentals. Lease rentals are provided…

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October 17, 2016
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Rentals Continue to be Competitive
The lease rentals of newer aircraft continue to be competitive in the face of transitioning issues and new deliveries but any substantive weakness is confined to known issues with a handful of types. Sale and leaseback transactions, which constitute an increasingly large proportion of new aircraft deliveries, continue to involve…

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August 22, 2016
AVN
Ending of B747-8 Likely to Fail to Generate “Scarcity” Premium
Following on the heels of the A380 production cut, Boeing has indicated that production of the B747-8 could actually be ended raising the question of how values of those in service would be impacted. Boeing had previously planned to increase production once more to one per month as of 2019.…

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August 22, 2016
AVN
Mid Life Widebodies Gain From Lower Fuel Price
The low price of fuel, albiet at the expense of a stronger dollar, has provided a fillip to the values of the mid life widebodies. The cost of fuel represents a major portion of direct operating costs for any operator, all the more so with used aircraft. Used aircraft typically…

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February 22, 2016
AVN
B747-8 Values Under Pressure As Production Falls Again
B777 Production Also Potential Target As Values Start to Sag The values of the B747-8I are once again under scrutiny as production tumbles to perhaps uneconomic levels. Production of the B747-8 – comprising both the freighter and passenger versions – will be halved such that instead of 12 being produced…

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February 8, 2016
AVN
Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Used Widebody Values Suffer But Aircraft Ratings Largely Stable The demand for new aircraft remains unprecedented with the manufacturers increasing production but values of such new aircraft have failed to rise and even a rise in U.S. interest rates has had little positive effect on lease rentals. The world economy…

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January 11, 2016
AVN
Only Values of A350 & B787 Remain Stable
The market for most widebodies in production or for those having recently ceased being produced continues though the comments from the Delta CEO regarding a “bubble” cannot be ignored. Values and Ratings courtesy of The Aircraft Value Analysis Company www.aircraftvalues.net, www.aircraftvalues.com. The Aircraft Value Analysis Rating (AVAR) reflects the considered…

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November 16, 2015
AVN
Values of the -8I Continue to Tumble
The values of the -8I are sorely exposed to the vagaries of the market and as such have continued to deteriorate such that production may not last to the end of the decade. The market for the B747-8I, given the 51 orders and 35 deliveries, remains much more restricted than…

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September 21, 2015
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