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A320neo Family Production Rate Hike Risks Undermining Mid Life Values
Lessors of mid-life A320ceos and A321ceos could become increasingly concerned about the values of mid life examples as Airbus announces plans to increase production of the A320neo family to 65 per month by mid 2023. In addition, the production rate of the A220 is set to increase from five to…

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November 8, 2021
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Aircraft Asset Assessment - A310-300
Market Presence. The A310-300 at least features a two-person cockpit though it lacks the sophistication of the later Airbus product range. The powerplants remained reasonably competitive for a number of years. Operational flexibility of the A310-300 varies considerably depending on the MTOW and whether additional fuel tanks are fitted in…

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November 8, 2021
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No Hope for A310-300 Values
Although the B797 may be seen as something of a partial replacement for the A310, this does not mean that the values of the A310 are able to enjoy a renaissance – rather the reverse. Just as the market for widebodies shows some prospect of improvement as international routes open…

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November 8, 2021
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VVIPs Still de rigueur
There is a certain irony that the COP26 Environment meeting being held in Glasgow, Scotland, is seeing so many VVIP aircraft parked at Glasgow Airport. The very myriad of VVIP aircraft being used for the conference points to a sustained need for the type by not only governments but more…

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November 8, 2021
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Lease Rates of Older Narrowbodies Remain Weak
For the lessees of newer narrowbodies, the opportunity to secure the most efficient of aircraft at low rates is diminishing as the market recovers. The recovery of the aviation market is never uniform. With the lease rentals of the younger aircraft being lower and more readily available than was previously…

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November 8, 2021
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B737-8-200 Values Fail to Impress Even As Performance Exceeds Expectations
The market for the B737-8-200 remains subdued particularly, when compared to the B737-8, and as such values are not recovering to the same extent as some other narrowbodies in production. The issue is thus far is the number of orders and customers. Boeing still does not differentiate the B737MAX variants…

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November 8, 2021
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Distressed Value Discounting Eases for Newer Narrowbodies
The supply and demand equation is improving for the newer narrowbodies and this is allowing distressed sale discount levels to be reduced for a number of aircraft. The ever tighter financial requirements means that the sale of aircraft in a short timeframe is even more relevant. The level of discounting…

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November 8, 2021
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Aircraft Disposals Continue to Show Limited Interest in Older Aircraft
The sale of older aircraft remains a viable option but inevitably pricing remains low and an auction may be the only means of achieving an actual sale for cash. Belavia has placed one of its two B737-500s which are in storage for sale via an auction. EW-250PA (msn 26319) is…

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November 8, 2021
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A330-200 Lease Rates "Some 20-30% Lower" Due to Covid
Even as the international sector struggles to recover, the ability of new market entrants and those able to expand due to the withdrawal of legacy carriers, is seeing some demand for used widebody capacity. Plus Ultra Líneas Aéreas (PU, Madrid Barajas) now intends to replace all of its A340s. Plus…

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November 8, 2021
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American Airlines EETC Reflect High Base Values
Comparative Market Values Continue to Show Effect of Covid The market for securitized aircraft financings is being revived as the industry recovers and confidence in aircraft – at least newer narrowbodies – returns with American Airlines offering a package of 26 aircraft. The American Airlines EETC, Series 2021-1, comprises 26…

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November 8, 2021
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