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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B747-400
Widebody Values Plunge
The fall in the values of widebodies has been precipitous and significant. While the market has experienced downturns before, the global nature of the crisis, coupled with the specific and long lasting effect on aviation, has meant that the widebodies have suffered the greatest declines. The values of widebodies will…

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August 17, 2020
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Potential Ending of Boeing B747-8F Production May Not Impact Values
With only some 15 -8Fs remaining to be delivered and a production rate of six per annum, the economies of scale may have at last caught up with the B747-8F such that there is speculation that the last B747-8F will be produced in 2022. The possible ending of production even…

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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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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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July 6, 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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Lease Rentals of Widebodies Face Uphill Battle
  There can no escaping the magnitude of the decline in widebody rentals nor the difficulty in registering an improvement. The international sector has registered a precipitous fall in demand which is leaving thousands of aircraft idle. Even where services have been restarted, these have been limited in number with…

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May 25, 2020
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Widebody Values Plunge
The fall in the values of widebodies has been precipitous and significant. While the market has experienced downturns before, the global nature of the crisis, coupled with the specific and long lasting effect on aviation, has meant that the widebodies have suffered the greatest declines. The values of widebodies will…

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April 27, 2020
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A380 Values Affected Most by Downturn
Out of an operational fleet of 242 listed by Airbus as of the end of February 2020, there were only 13 A380s in service at the time of writing with every other A380 aircraft listed as being in storage. While a swathe of other aircraft types that are laying idle…

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April 14, 2020
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