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Aircraft Ratings Show Improvement for In Production Narrowbodies
The Covid Event has inevitably caused the Aircraft Ratings of many aircraft to deteriorate but with the improvement in traffic and increased demand for fuel efficient aircraft, some Ratings have improved thus reducing the interest rate charged for some borrowers. The Aircraft Rating for many aircraft inevitably experienced a discernible…

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November 22, 2021
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Aircraft Asset Assessment — B787-8
Market Presence. Following issues with the B737MAX, the FAA and Boeing identified issues with the B787 that has seen deliveries being halted during 2021. As of November 2021, deliveries had yet to restart. The FAA has been focused on production quality issues at Boeing over the B787. Boeing may also…

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November 22, 2021
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B787-8 Values Fail to Recover from Covid
The market for the B787-8 remains muted and there is every expectation that in constrast to other widebodies in production, even values of new exmaples will have difficulty in being restored to pre-Covid levels for a number of years. During the late 1990s, Boeing began considering replacement aircraft programmes as…

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November 22, 2021
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Freighter Values At Their Peak
The airfreight market continues to enjoy strong growth with cargo traffic being some nine percent higher than the same period in 2019. When compared to September 2020 traffic is some 15 percent greater. The demand for airfreight, as detailed above, continues to show sustained growth not least because of some…

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November 22, 2021
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Reducing Storage Aids Regional Jet Rentals
The market for regional jets over the course of the eighteen months has been geocentric with the U.S. fleet notably employed while others have languished in storage. Storage alone does not necessarily dictate lease rentals but it does provide evidence as to potential demand and the ability of lessors to…

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November 22, 2021
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Baseline Lease Rental Terms Start to Return to “Normal”
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 an improvement over the last six months as traffic has improved. Lease terms can vary considerably and are to a large extent dependent on…

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November 22, 2021
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Asking Prices Remain Optimistic
The market continues to be weak for most passenger aircraft but demand is improving and this is allowing owners to place aircraft onto the market in the hope that a sale can be secured. A 1991 B747-400 (MSN 24730 ex-Japan Air Self-Defence Force) is on the market for $3.5 million.…

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November 22, 2021
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Future Potential Surplus May Undermine Strong Freighter Values
History Demonstrates Volatility of Freighter Values The market for freighters has been one of the few categories of aircraft to enjoy a measure of strength during the catastrophe that is the Covid Event but there is a question mark as to whether the aircraft due to be converted can find…

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November 22, 2021
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