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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B737-400
Value of Newer Types Experience Improvement
Fourteen months ago, in April 2020, the market was at its weakest due to the Covid Event. It was therefore in April 2020 that values fell by the greatest amount although there may have been a temptation to reduce values on an incremental basis for a variety of reasons. The…

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June 21, 2021
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B737-800 Values See Slight Rise
The values of the -800 have suffered during the Covid Event but at least there are now sufficient signs of improvement that values can exhibit something of an improvement even if the return to service of the B737-8 is having a negative effect. Orders for the -800 first appeared in…

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April 12, 2021
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Future Recedes Year by Year As Boeing Pursues “B797” Green Light
Residual Values of A321 Competitor Risk Rapid Decline To paraphrase F Scott Fitzgerald from the concluding page of the Great Gatsby “Boeing had come a long way and their dream must have seemed so close that they could hardly fail to grasp it. They did not know that it was…

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March 1, 2021
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Recovery Focuses on Newer Types
The values of the newer narrowbodies fell by a significant amount due to Covid – between 15-20 percent – but have the ability to recover first. Demand is increasingly becoming segmented with the newer types and younger examples most in demand and featuring lesser storage levels. Even the values of…

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March 1, 2021
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Values of Newer Narrowbodies Start to Recover
The values of all passenger narrowbody aircraft have been adversely affected by the Covid Event, some greater than others but the recovery is now under way except that a sense of realism is still necessary for even the youngest and most desirable of types. The re-absorption of aircraft is taking…

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October 26, 2020
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Aircraft Asset Assessment
The B737-400 Market Presence. The B737-400 is clearly showing its age in terms of efficiency, specification and market orientation even more so in the context of the Covid Event. Structure and systems can be traced back to the 1960s while performance and capacity reflect the 1980s. However, partly perhaps because…

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July 20, 2020
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New Narrowbodies See Sub 20% Reductions
  The values of nearly all passenger aircraft have been impacted by the Covid event to a greater or lesser extent but the newer narrowbodies such as the A320neo and B737MAX have fallen by the least amount. On a comparative basis – pre Covid March versus Covid April for example…

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July 20, 2020
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B737-400 Values Inevitably Fall
The values of the -400 were falling even before Covid despite the demand for freighter conversion and the decline has been accelerated. Over the period 2004-2007 rentals of the B737-400 had been improving but since then have experienced significant declines before more recently seeing a lower rate of decline. Aircraft…

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July 20, 2020
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