With the advent of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 and the ACAC ARJ21, residual values of western equivalents may be impacted, according to RAN’s sister publication Aircraft Value News. The new aircraft are designed to gain Western acceptance and are less expensive owing to lower labor costs thus have a lower operating cost than their Western counterparts. Mesa has already expressed interest in the AIR21 for its new operation in China. Rollout of the Superjet is set for next month. Related Story
For a complete report see the next issue of Aircraft Value News
. Regional Aviation News
will have a synopsis of the report in its next issue as well.