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Freighter Values Show No Improvement
Although the narrowbody sector continues to show promise, the dismal economic news from China weighs heavily on the widebody sector such that production of the B747-8F is reduced again. Values of both narrow and widebody freighters are failing to experience any improvement. The load factors being achieved are lower than…

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March 21, 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
Freighter Values Still Face Uncertainty
The demand for the larger freighters, particularly those no longer in production, remains sporadic. The values of such aircraft are therefore inevitably weak with further declines to be expected. Chinese industrial growth remains in single digits with little improvement expected in the near term and Japan has slipped back into…

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November 30, 2015
AVN
Freighter Values Stable Despite China Problems
With China industrial output continuing to waiver there is inevitably likely to be some impact on airfreight but other sources of demand in other regions are keeping demand static. IATA reports that airfreight is climbing though only slowly. Load factors for May 2015 were lower than in May 2014 with…

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August 10, 2015
AVN
Airfreight Traffic Increases But Surface Dominates
There have been some encouraging news for the airfreight industry as traffic shows improvements. The problems in the U.S. and the demand for high value electronic products continues to allow airfreight traffic to increase but the container ship continues to offer rates that cannot be ignored. The removal of B747-400…

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June 1, 2015
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Parked Fleet Overshadows Demand
The demand for airfreight capacity is improving slowly but this still has not translated into demand for additional capacity and more specifically the removal of aircraft from storage. If anything the demand remains wedded to new aircraft types such that a few new dedicated freighters have been ordered while used…

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March 9, 2015
AVN
Freighter Values Fail to Advance
With so much capacity in the market exemplified by low load factors and given that there remain a large number of freighters parked, it is little wonder that values are failing to match the modest improvement in airfreight traffic. The fall in the price of fuel will provide the opportunity…

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November 17, 2014
AVN
Values Yet to Follow Rise in Airfreight
According to IATA data airfreight traffic increased by 4.1 percent in the first six months of 2014 representing reasonably strong growth but values have yet to experience a reversal of the downward trend exhibited for so many years. Load factors, which are still below 50 percent, need to advance by…

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August 11, 2014
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