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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B737-500
Mid Life Narrowbody Values Fail to Advance
The recovery was well underway in the narrowbody segment but it was all too evident that the focus was on newer aircraft with the lessors reporting that slots for 2022 and even 2023 were already taken. This leaves the mid-life aircraft vulnerable to the sporadic nature of the recovery such…

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December 6, 2021
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Asking Prices Remain Optimistic
The market continues to be weak for most passenger aircraft but demand is improving and this is allowing owners to place aircraft onto the market in the hope that a sale can be secured. A 1991 B747-400 (MSN 24730 ex-Japan Air Self-Defence Force) is on the market for $3.5 million.…

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November 22, 2021
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Reducing Storage Aids Regional Jet Rentals
The market for regional jets over the course of the eighteen months has been geocentric with the U.S. fleet notably employed while others have languished in storage. Storage alone does not necessarily dictate lease rentals but it does provide evidence as to potential demand and the ability of lessors to…

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November 22, 2021
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Lease Rates of Older Narrowbodies Remain Weak
For the lessees of newer narrowbodies, the opportunity to secure the most efficient of aircraft at low rates is diminishing as the market recovers. The recovery of the aviation market is never uniform. With the lease rentals of the younger aircraft being lower and more readily available than was previously…

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November 8, 2021
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Aircraft Disposals Continue to Show Limited Interest in Older Aircraft
The sale of older aircraft remains a viable option but inevitably pricing remains low and an auction may be the only means of achieving an actual sale for cash. Belavia has placed one of its two B737-500s which are in storage for sale via an auction. EW-250PA (msn 26319) is…

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November 8, 2021
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Value Rise Continues to Focus on New Types
The market for widebodies may be stagnant but for the more modern narrowbodies, a recovery is underway with values of some types continuing to recover. The Aircraft Rating has been included reflecting the suitability of the type for asset based financing over a seven year term. Values & Aircraft Rating…

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September 27, 2021
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Improvement in Narrowbody Lease Rentals Focus on Newer Types
Legacy of Covid Event is Expansion of Operator Base Once Again The market is recovering as vaccinations increasingly become the requirement for travellers even as some international markets such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and many others restrict or ban non-essential international travel. A myriad of new start ups have…

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August 30, 2021
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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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