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MD90 Values Collapse
The values of the MD90 are no more. With Delta accelerating the retirement of its fleet there is little likelihood of widespread use by other operators. Prior to the Covid event, Delta operated 29 of the type but this month sees the withdrawal of all MD90s and MD88s. Thus, unless…

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June 22, 2020
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Aircraft Values in Economic Downturns
Any forecasting needs to draw upon past events. The industry has been through some seven major M events over the course of the last 50 years. The invasion of Kuwait in 1990 led to a significant decline in the global economy while the events of 2001 had a direct effect…

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March 30, 2020
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Value Trend for New B777-200ERs Reflected End of Life Deterioration
The value of a new B777-200ER experienced fluctuation before declining in the last years of production, a trend that has already been repeated for the -300ER and A380 and which awaits the fate of other types currently in production. The value a new B777-200ER in 1996 – designated the “B”…

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January 20, 2020
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Semi-Annual Jet Aircraft Value Listing
Most Widebody Values Struggling to Remain Stable While the narrowbody segment of the market continues to dominate due to the strong backlog, problems of the MAX and expansion of the operator base, the values of most widebodies continue to fall, some at a significant and sustained rate. One of the…

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January 6, 2020
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B777-300 Continues to be Difficult to Place
The B777-300 has always failed to inspire being one of Boeing’s “B” variants and it can be expected that any demand will be limited to existing operators seeking to supplement existing fleets at a lesser cost of used -300ERs which are now on the market. The market for the B777-300…

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October 14, 2019
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B777-300 Values At Virtually Parting Out Levels
The market for the B777-300 is far from attractive and as such values have been falling at such a rate that the current levels all but equate to parting out levels. There were only ever 60 orders for the B777-300 from customers such as BOC Aviation, Cathay, Japan Airlines. ILFC,…

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September 2, 2019
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New Value Progression of B767-300ER Show How Far Values Can Fall
Whatever the current enthusiasm for used B767-300ERs, there can be no disguising just how far values of new B767-300ERs fell in the final years of the program. The first B767-300ER was introduced in 1988 and such was its range and capacity that orders multiplied. The initial rise in new pricing…

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March 4, 2019
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Pricing of New B747-400s Peaked in 1997 Before Falling
The B747-400 was once the workhorse of flag carriers around the world and for a while in the 1990s the price of a new example seemed set to continue. When the B747-400 entered service in 1989 it represented the most expensive commercial aircraft and for a time the impact of…

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February 18, 2019
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