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Aircraft Archive: Boeing B747-400
Widebody Lease Rentals Falter
The new Omicron variant of the Covid virus has inevitably caused a number of problems which will hopefully be of resolved in the near future. Bookings have cancelled or not made; operators have cancelled flights; governments have closed borders; entry restrictions, testing and isolation have been reintroduced in many countries…

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December 6, 2021
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Values of B747-8I Fall Into Abyss
Even before Covid the values of the B747-8 were imploding and as such the pandemic has merely made the obvious all too painfully obvious – that the B747-8 was another failure for Boeing just as much as the B757-300 and B767-400. The B747-8 was designed to be the first lengthened…

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December 6, 2021
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Future Potential Surplus May Undermine Strong Freighter Values
History Demonstrates Volatility of Freighter Values The market for freighters has been one of the few categories of aircraft to enjoy a measure of strength during the catastrophe that is the Covid Event but there is a question mark as to whether the aircraft due to be converted can find…

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November 22, 2021
AVN
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
AVN
B787-8 Values Fail to Recover from Covid
The market for the B787-8 remains muted and there is every expectation that in constrast to other widebodies in production, even values of new exmaples will have difficulty in being restored to pre-Covid levels for a number of years. During the late 1990s, Boeing began considering replacement aircraft programmes as…

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November 22, 2021
AVN
Aircraft Ratings Show Improvement for In Production Narrowbodies
The Covid Event has inevitably caused the Aircraft Ratings of many aircraft to deteriorate but with the improvement in traffic and increased demand for fuel efficient aircraft, some Ratings have improved thus reducing the interest rate charged for some borrowers. The Aircraft Rating for many aircraft inevitably experienced a discernible…

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November 22, 2021
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Distressed Value Discounting Eases for Newer Narrowbodies
The supply and demand equation is improving for the newer narrowbodies and this is allowing distressed sale discount levels to be reduced for a number of aircraft. The ever tighter financial requirements means that the sale of aircraft in a short timeframe is even more relevant. The level of discounting…

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November 8, 2021
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Values of Older Widebodies Still Struggling
International markets are opening up again, notably Australia, the U.S., New Zealand, Singapore, etc and this is set to translate into a surge in demand albeit in the coming months but the process of restoring services remains slow with the focus on employing the most expensive and efficient of widebodies…

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October 25, 2021
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