FOR CURRENT &
FUTURE AIRCRAFT VALUES
Subscribe Now
Economic Lives & Depreciation RemainUnchanged for Most Types
Stricter Accounting Methods Encouraging Reassessment The Covid Event has been catastrophic for the aviation industry and has caused long lasting structural changes some of which have led to the question of whether the economic lives of aircraft, particularly widebodies, should be extended thereby changing depreciation policies. The airline industry –…

Read more

February 14, 2022
AVN
B737-7 Values Recovering as Market Improves
While delivery rates for the B737-7 remain non-existent values of the variant are improving as the market recovers, the MAX is re-integrated into the fleet and as the market structure undergoes a shift. When the B737 MAX was launched the B737-7 was to have the same capacity as the preceding…

Read more

February 14, 2022
AVN
Launch of B777-8F Places Spotlight on B777-200F/B747-400F Residuals
The launch of much heralded B777-8F has finally been announced but this raises concern over the medium to long term residual value prospects for the existing B777F. The order from Qatar comprises 34 firm orders and 16 options. The list price of $400 million will bear no resemblance to the…

Read more

February 14, 2022
AVN
Value of New B737-8s Edge Closer to Pre-Pandemic Levels
The value of a new B737-8 has been buffeted by the grounding of the type and the Covid Event but as the market recovers and ever more jurisdictions reinstate the model, the appetite for the variant is translating into higher values. The value of a new B737-8 soon after service…

Read more

February 14, 2022
AVN
Higher Interest Rates Start to Affect Rentals
The inflationary pressures are already feeding through to interest rates and this in turn is seeing some improvement in rentals but the overall operating lease market still requires more time to recover. Avolon has announced net income of $47 million for the full year of 2021 which compares with a…

Read more

February 14, 2022
AVN
VVIP Aircraft Values Ease Down
The market for VVIP aircraft, whereby airliner types are modified, is perhaps just as relevant not least because of the ability to once again to fly to many previously Covid affected destinations. The number of conversions remains small but with the availability of so many unwanted passenger aircraft then there…

Read more

February 14, 2022
AVN
B737-900ER Values Continue to Stutter
The market for the B737-900ER should be experiencing a rapid recovery as it was the last variant to be introduced with the oldest being only some 15 years of age. The B737-900ER was launched in July 2005. The first delivery was undertaken in 2007. In the spring of 2001, Boeing…

Read more

February 14, 2022
AVN
Aircraft Asset Assessment
Market Presence. The B737-900ER seemed to offer much when launched even if the new variant emerged well after the A321 had gained a foothold. The A321 had been in service for some 15 years before the -900ER emerged and it seems that the B797 will not arrive until some ten…

Read more

February 14, 2022
AVN
MD11F Values May Be Resurrected As More Re-Enter Service
The values of the MD11F have been written down in recent years to virtually zero due to the inexorable removal from service by the few remaining operators but with FedEx reactivating some examples and flying a large fleet there may be cause for considering that values should enter the mainstream…

Read more

February 14, 2022
AVN
THE SEARCH FOR AIRCRAFT VALUATIONS
A one-of-a-kind database filled with aircraft valuation data, including information on leasing, valuations and vital statistics, as well as Aircraft Assessment Reports.
Search an Aircraft Valuator
Error Demonstration