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Aircraft Archive: McDonnell Douglas
Baseline Lease Rental Terms Undergo Fundamental Change
The LRM (Lease Rental Matrix), which determines the average lease length and the adjustment to quoted lease rentals to reflect longer or shorter terms, has seen stability terms as demand eases back in terms of passenger growth. Lease terms can vary considerably and are to a large extent dependent on…

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June 22, 2020
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Values Remain Stable After Collapse, Set for Modest Rise
Flight Numbers Increase But Thousands of Aircraft Remain in Storage With the lowest point of the current crisis having perhaps occurred in April, the restoration of some flights and a very modest increase in passenger numbers points to an improving picture but this has merely prevented values from falling any…

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June 22, 2020
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ICAO Recommendations Could Dissuade Travel
While there are a large number of potential travelers intent on undertaking a holiday whatever the practicalities, airlines and tour operators will have difficulty in persuading those that already see air travel as an inconvenience to travel again in the near term. ICAO has issued guidelines for travelling. These appreciate…

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June 22, 2020
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Effect of Covid on Values Likely to See Elongated “U” Recovery
Recovery Expected to Take to 3-4 Years As Aviation Particularly Impacted The effect of the on-going Covid event has been hardest felt by aviation and the leisure industry with each sector facing a very difficult and slow recovery rather exhibiting an early return to normality. The Covid event has already…

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June 8, 2020
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Values of B787-9 “Could Drop by Between 3% & 7%” vs “Have Fallen by 26%”
While the pandemic is being contained in some countries but remains virulent in others, there is equally a discrepancy in approaches of various appraisal companies in terms of the effect – if any – on aircraft values. The appraisal community may have a governing body but there is no consistency…

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June 8, 2020
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CFM56 & V2500 Engine Values Suffer Major Decline
The values of engines powering the narrowbody aircraft have experienced a significant fall, at least for the short term as the supply exceeds demand. The value of engines have more than halved in some cases. Older aircraft types are seeing an even greater drop in value as this crisis effectively…

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June 8, 2020
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Lease Rentals of Used Regional Jets Weaker
  The market for the regional jets has suffered just as much as the mainline jet segment even though different dynamics are at play. The regional jets, particularly in the U.S., are seen by some as a possible source of optimism in terms of meeting the demand or traffic as…

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June 8, 2020
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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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