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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B737-800SF
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 4, 2021
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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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Dedicated Freighter Values Hold Steady
The demand for airfreight means that the mass parking of the passenger fleet, lays the responsibility for carriage to the dedicated freighters. The passenger aircraft usually accommodate some 50 percent of the worlds airfreight. Even with lesser economic activity this still means that the freighters are in short supply. Freighter…

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May 25, 2020
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Freighter Values Experience Considerable Volatility But Good for Now
The values of freighters have been the least affected during the Covid event, but this needs to be seen in the context of extremely specific and unique market circumstances, which may see a significant reversal. While values of passenger aircraft have fallen by 20-60 percent, the value of freighters have…

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May 11, 2020
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Weak Airfreight Market Contains Values
The market for airfreight, despite the runup to the festive season, continues to be sufficiently lack luster as to ensure that there is no improvement in freighter values. The announcement that a B777-300ER conversion program is underway, coupled with discussions around a freighter version of the B777-8, may provide an…

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November 25, 2019
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Freighter Traffic Shows Steady Climb
While freight traffic continues to improve, the double digit growth seen in previous months has dissipated leaving freighter rentals to consolidate previous gains. According to IATA, airfreight recorded a much more modest 4.2 percent growth rate in May this year compared to May 2017. For the first five months of…

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August 6, 2018
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B737-400SF Lease Rentals Holding Steady Despite -800SF Progress
The lease rentals of the B737-400SF have remained strong for nearly a decade despite an ageing airframe and competition. The number of B737-400SFs – all of which have been converted from passenger aircraft – has grown to more than 130. More aircraft are scheduled to be converted. The difficulty lies…

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February 5, 2018
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Residual Values Likely to Benefit from AEI Conversion Program
The announcement that Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) is to develop a freighter conversion program for the B737-800 represents a crucial step in underpinning the residual values of the type. AEI has formally launched the program which will involve a Special Freighter and a Combi. The company sees the passing of 15…

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April 21, 2014
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