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Some Values Start to Recover as Aircraft Return to Service
At Least Third of Commercial Jets Remain Idle The market is showing signs of improving but there continues to be an ebb and flow as enforcement measures are relaxed and then reinstated thus impacting consumer confidence and forcing operators to cut back capacity once again. With the U.S. domestic market…

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August 31, 2020
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Values of Business Jets Declines Despite Return of Flights
Orders and delivery rates for business jets have inevitably been impacted by the Covid Event but the decline in values appears to be at odds with the recovery of the business jet market at least in terms of the number of business jet flights. There has been a natural move…

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August 31, 2020
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Parting Out Values Plummet as Supply Increases & Demand Falls
The parting out of aircraft used to realize large sums not least because of the value of the engines, the retained fleet, and the cost of new components but this is no longer the case as supply has dramatically increased, cannibalization of inactive aircraft increases and as utilization falls. To…

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August 31, 2020
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Regional Jet Values Struggle
There continues to be some discussion regarding the validity of regional jets during this downturn. There are some who point to the widespread use of the E175 in particular as an indicator of how useful regional jets are in this situation. However, the E175 is located in the U.S. where…

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August 31, 2020
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Aircraft Asset Assessment The B747-8I
Market Presence. The development of the B747-8I improved the operating economics of the type. Airbus indicates that the A380 currently offers a 15-20 percent efficiency improvement over the B747-400. The larger -8I made the differential much more marginal. Indeed, Boeing cited that the trip cost of the -8I over the…

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August 31, 2020
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Values of the -8I Collapse
There are few occasions when the values of a type actually collapse but the B747-8I has experienced just such an event due to the Covid Event and the cessation of production. Just as the values of the A380 have experienced a catastrophic fall then so too have those of the…

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August 31, 2020
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Residual Values of “In Production” Aircraft Stable in Next Three Years
While there is much focus on the decline in values over the last six months, there is a growing expectation of virtual stability and even improvement for values of aircraft in production in the next three years as the market makes extraordinary efforts to balance supply with demand. The extent…

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August 31, 2020
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“Phoney War” Comes to Close for Lessors
The market for even newer narrowbodies remains dire with MAX orders being cancelled in their hundreds, dozens of customers seeking to defer deliveries, and lessors being deseiged by requests for lease rental deferals. To a large extent the worst is yet to come for lessors. While lessors have thus far…

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August 31, 2020
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