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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B737-700
Market for Business Jets Weaker
  The effects of Covid on business jet values may be more muted than for commercial jets but some types are still being impacted. The propensity and appetite to order new business jets, particularly by companies that have had to lay off staff, will be less. With staff losing their…

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June 8, 2020
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Freighter Conversions Gain Momentum
Widebody Conversions Gain Traction But Pricing Needs to be Competitive The significant reduction in the value of passenger aircraft and the current resilience of the freighter market makes for greater interest in freighter conversions but with the world economy facing recession a sense of realism is needed to manage expectations.…

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May 25, 2020
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B737-700 & A319 Values Suffer Despite Apparent Need for Smaller Aircraft
The values of the B737-700 and A319 would seem to warrant lesser discounting due to the perception that smaller aircraft will be required in the future and this has some validity except that with Delta imposing a maximum 60 percent load factor on all flights, smaller is not necessarily better.…

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May 25, 2020
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Lease Rentals Experience Massive Fall
The lease rentals can be expected to fall even further than values in the short term. The lessors will seek to stave off the clamouring for rent reductions as much as possible but there has to be a measure of realism. Leases could be extended for 3-6 months or rates…

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May 11, 2020
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New Value of B737-700 Shows Considerable Volatility
The value attributed to a newly delivered B737-700 over the last 23 years reflects considerable volatility but also the effect – or lack – of inflation. When the B737-700 was first introduced in 1997, the value was a few million dollars more than the B737-300 which was in the final…

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February 3, 2020
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Narrowbody Lease Rentals Hold Firm
While passenger traffic may no longer be reaching the giddy heights of a few years ago, it is sufficiently strong to see widespread sustained interest from many operator, and coupled with the issues emanating from the MAX, lease rates are remaining stable. The lease rates for the A321ceo and neo…

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January 20, 2020
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Values of B737-500 At Virtual Scrap Levels
The B737-500 has passed the tipping point when more than fifty percent have been either scrapped or in storage which means that even the engines are not in particular demand. The oldest B737-500 is 29 years of age with a fleet average of around 23 years. Yet of the 389…

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October 28, 2019
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Lower Interest Rates Contain Rentals
With interest rates contained – and even reduced – the effect on lease rates is inevitably to see either lower or stable levels although current market forces may see some mutant changes. The U.S. has recently reduced interest rates and with economic weakness around the globe, other central banks are…

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October 14, 2019
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