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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B737-400
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
AVN
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
AVN
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
AVN
Narrowbodies Fare Better than Widebodies
COVID-19 has had a disastrous effect on the values of virtually all aircraft types but some narrowbodies are managing to shrug off the worst of the discounting. In this issue, a ROM (rough order of magnitude) is provided for narrowbodies in terms of the level of discounting to be applied…

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April 14, 2020
AVN
Widebody Freighter Rentals Stagnate
The market for widebody freighters have the potential to improve given the seeming thawing in trade relations between the U.S. and China but at present demand is limited. The coronavirus issue is seeing a number of passenger aircraft being removed from services into and out of China. As the lower…

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February 3, 2020
AVN
Assumptions
The listing of current and future values is based on the year of build. The essential assumption is that the aircraft are being sold as a single unit and between a willing seller and willing buyer for cash. The high and low figures represent adjustments for offer and sale prices,…

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January 6, 2020
AVN
Rise of A321neo Offers Prospect of Higher Residuals but Exposes B737-10
The rapid acceleration in the number of A321neo orders over the course of the last few years has significant consequences for the industry and residual values. The demand for higher capacity narrowbodies is increasing due to a number of factors. In the 1990s, there was speculation that the average size…

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November 25, 2019
AVN
Uncertain Timing of B737MAX Helps Values
The parking of the B737MAX and the absence of hundreds of newly delivered examples is helping to maintain values of some existing aircraft, aircraft that otherwise would be seeing considerable declines. The market for airlines is not positive. While demand is still relatively high and load factors are at near…

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November 11, 2019
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