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Aircraft Ratings Set to Improve As Demand Returns
A220-300 Shows Improvement While A380 Deteriorates Despite the systemic problems associated with restoring operations by airports and operators and the long-term consequences of Putin’s War, the market for newer aircraft types is set to tighten in the next few years resulting in an improvement in the Aircraft Ratings for at…

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July 18, 2022
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Fortress Set to Recover Rentals of $125,000pm for A319
The London High Court has determined that a lessor controlled by Fortress Investment Group should receive both outstanding rent as well as damages from Olympus Airways. The claim stemmed from the lease of a A319 commencing in 2016. Serial number 1612 built in 2001 was leased by ALS Leasing UK…

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July 18, 2022
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B777-200ER Continues Inexorable Path to Part Out
Even before the Covid Event the values of the B777-200ER had tumbled to new lows such that even parting out could not be guaranteed. Some 442 -200ERs were originally ordered and delivered but less than half this number are now in active service. The number of orders and deliveries over…

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July 18, 2022
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Freighter Lease Rates Remain Steady
Despite the re-opening of Shanghai and Hong Kong, which should see a surge in demand as factories seek to catch up after the shutdown, airfreight rates per kilo remained virtually unchanged which could indicate that the overall economy is beginning to weaken. U.S GDP growth in the first quarter was…

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July 18, 2022
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Values of In-Production Narrowbodies Continue to Surge
The market is experiencing a surge in demand, which though expected since last years, has caught operators and airports by surprise. The high price of fuel and need for reliability has seen increased interest in the newer aircraft types albeit sometimes at the expense of the older examples. Airbus and…

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July 18, 2022
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B737-900 Values Stable Due to Engine Prices
Values of the -900 are a shadow of former levels even if those who continue to operate the type will continue to do so for some years yet. The existing operators of the type number only seven with Alaska and United possessing nearly 50 percent of the fleet, a statistic…

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July 18, 2022
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Aircraft Market Assessment - The B737-900
Market Presence. The B737-900 did prove to be a success. Just as the B757-300 and B767-400, the stretch to the existing B737-800 did not go far enough, leaving Airbus with a few more years in which to gain orders for the A321. The -900 is marginalized in terms of fleet…

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July 18, 2022
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New A330-300 Freighter Modification Aims to Soak Up A330 Surplus
While the international market is moving in the right direction, such that some airlines are bringing decommissioned aircraft back into service, the number of surplus A330-300s continues to cause weakness in values of the type but with a cheaper freighter conversion option this may help to restore a measure of…

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July 18, 2022
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