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Freighter Values Continue to Rise Due to Capacity Constraints
But Freighter Values Remain Vulnerable to Re-Adjustment The market for freighters is perhaps at its strongest for decades and this boom has seen values not only resist the collapse seen in many passenger types but have instead remained stable or risen. As an example of the buoyancy of the market…

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August 16, 2021
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Lion Air Troubles Put B737-900ER Rentals in Spotlight
The appetite for the B737-900ER has always been limited and with Lion Air agreeing changes to its leases on the majority of its aircraft, including a large number of B737-900ERs, the ability to place the aircraft is a concern. Lion Air has had difficulties for some time and has been…

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August 16, 2021
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Failure to Deliver B787s Helps Used Market But Cancellations Loom
The B787 program remains on hold in terms of new deliveries due to manufacturing issues but with no new aircraft entering the market, at least this has reduced the pressure on used examples even as the international market remains virtually dormant. No new B787s have been delivered since May. The…

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August 16, 2021
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Air China Places “$10.6-12.0 million” Reserve on Three 2006 A330-200s
The values of the A330-200 continue to face weakness even if some are being moved between operators and lessees. Air China has announced that it is selling three of its 30 A330-200s. The aircraft were all built in 2006 and are powered by Trent engines. The airline has placed reserves…

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August 16, 2021
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Turboprop Rentals See Modest Rise
The market for turboprops is seeing some improvement as more operators seek to acquire capacity as a result of an improving environment. As some of the incumbent carriers have contracted operations or collapsed, there has been a surge of interest from new market entrants or smaller operators seeking to expand…

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August 16, 2021
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More B747-8s Destined to be used for VVIPs
The market for airliner sized business and VIP jets is expected to increase given the need for dedicated transports that offer services that commercial passenger aircraft cannot provide. Earlier in 2021 Korean Air ferried a B747-8 to Hamburg Helmut Schmidt airport for conversion into a VIP transport. Despite being less…

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August 16, 2021
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CRJ1000 Values Continue to Decline
Even as the market improves the values of the CRJ1000 have fallen further. The market for the CRJ1000 has been restricted by the limited production run which saw only 65 being delivered. Production was particularly evident in 2011 when 17 were delivered but overall production stretched between 2008 and 2018.…

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August 16, 2021
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Aircraft Asset Assessment - CRJ1000
Market Presence. The number of orders for the CRJ1000 was disappointing with the number of operators also severely limited. There are six operators which means that remarketing is difficult as a new operator will incur costs associated with supporting the aircraft. There was always expected to be a limited number…

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August 16, 2021
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A380 Value Trend Remains in Balance
The values of the A380 have experienced an extraordinary decline in recent years and there exists the potential for further falls if there is not some positive developments in the near future. The values of the A380 started to experience a significant decline when Airbus announced that production would cease…

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August 16, 2021
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