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Values & Rentals To See Modest Improvement In Coming Months
Recovery Focussed on Newer Aircraft While Older Types Flounder The passenger figures for January from IATA may suggest that the market remains in the doldrums but there are a multitude of positive factors that will see rapid redeployment of at least newer assets in the coming months allowing values and…

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March 15, 2021
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Sun May Set on Narrowbody Residuals as Hyperion Ushers in New Dawn
As the market recovers, and the A320neo family regains value, appraisers will be increasingly seeking to model the effect of the next generation of narrowbodies on the residual values of the current generation. A titan of the current narrowbody product offerings, the popular A320neo family will eventually and inevitably be…

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March 15, 2021
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Maintenance Reserves for New Aircraft May Need to Be Lower
The loss of so much maintenance, repair, overhaul (MRO) business as a consequence of the Covid Event has meant that the costs associated with such activity may have become more competitive as facilities seek business. Maintenance reserves charged by lessors on both narrowbody and widebody aircraft need to adequately reflect…

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March 15, 2021
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Some Widebody Values Still Falling
Every single passenger widebody suffered a fall to a greater or lesser extent due to the Covid Event and some are continuing to decline as it becomes evident that there will be no prompt return to service. The higher price of fuel is also beginning to have an effect on…

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March 15, 2021
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Newer Narrowbody Rates On Brink of Recovery
There can be no escaping that rates on a like for like basis have been decimated for some aircraft types but that the newer models have suffered to a lesser extent. As the market begins to recover, the newer aircraft types will returned to service that much sooner allowing rates…

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March 15, 2021
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Values Fall to Scrap Levels
The experience of the A340-500 – and indeed the -600 -underlines the dangers of taking the easy option and failing to appreciate the competitive landscape and changing market structure. The A340-500 was designed and developed in the 1990s, eventually being delivered post 2001. In the 1990s, the long haul market…

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March 15, 2021
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Aircraft Asset Assessment
The A340-500 Market Presence. The A340-500 offered much when proposed but the mistake lay in maintaining a flawed philosophy. The four engines seemingly provided reliability and safety but it was already evident that two engines would also satisfy the same objective. The A340-500 may have been the cheaper option to…

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March 15, 2021
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B777-300ERs Values Decline to Parting Out Levels In Less Than 20 Years
The B777-300ER was once the most popular of larger widebodies but values have experienced a significant fall as disposal becomes ever more problematical. When the first B777-300ERs entered service in 2003, the improvement over the B777-300 in terms of payload and range soon made it the aircraft of choice. The…

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March 15, 2021
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