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Airline state aid continues in 2022 with $2.12bn in the past six weeks

Pandemic-related state aid is still being provided to airlines in 2022, with $0.23 billion in confirmed measures since the start of the year and $2.12 billion since mid-December 2021. more


in Aircraft Finance Market

A330 P2F waiting times drop by six months

The waiting times for two of the most popular A330 P2F (passenger to freighter) conversion programmes has decreased by six months from over five years in November 2021 to around four-and-a-half years today. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Cargo business drives Taiwanese and Korean carriers’ rise in revenues

This report is an excerpt from Ishka’s Airline Credit Profiles (ACP) subscription-based service. It delivers ‘The Ishka View’ on the near-term performance of airlines under today’s extraordinary market circumstances. more


in Airline Profiles

Aircraft leasing association ALI launches sector’s first ESG narrative

Trade association Aircraft Leasing Ireland (ALI) launched the sector's first joint ESG narrative last week, a major milestone for an industry that until now had few unified voices at the leadership level. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Georgian Airways enters restructuring, Garuda receives $13.8bn in creditor claims

Georgian flag carrier Georgian Airways has entered a formal debt-restructuring after the Tbilisi City Court decided to initiate rehabilitation proceedings on 11th January, due to the carriers debts of more than 176 million lari ($56.8 million). more


in Airline Profiles

Narrowbody engine lessors plan for 2022 market recovery after Q4 gains

The narrowbody engine leasing market is expecting a sustained recovery in 2022 after promising gains in the second half of last year for both engine lease rates and values. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates

Remarketing Watch: Aircraft in storage down almost 41% since April

The number of aircraft in storage has fallen by almost 41% over the last nine months, according to Ishka research, as airlines react to the recovery in passenger demand, particularly in domestic markets. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

15-year-old aircraft values, new lessor orders, final A320ceo family and A380 deliveries

This is a series of supplements to Ishka’s ‘Transaction Economics’ service. It delivers ‘the Ishka View’ on events that have a bearing on the near-term performance of aircraft values, lease rates, and the market dynamics that matter, under today’s market environment. more


in Aircraft Finance Market

Aviation banks partner for new sustainable aviation initiative: IMPACT

A group of about 20 international aviation banks and institutions are in the process of establishing an independent association (IMPACT (Initiative to Measure and Promote Aviation’s Carbon-free Transition e. V.) to promote sustainable aircraft financing. more


in Regulatory and Accounting

Airline bonds Q4 2021: $11.9bn unsecured rounds off record $63.5bn year

Airline unsecured debt rose to a new high in 2021 with $63.53 billion in issued bonds, a near-15% increase from last year’s $55.3 billion and more than doubling the $31.31 billion issued in 2019. more


in Airline Profiles , Capital Markets

Remarketing Watch: Unplaced new-tech widebodies find homes in restructured fleets

New-technology widebodies that were built but not delivered over the past three years have recently been placed with newly-established airlines and carriers forced into fleet rejigs by the pandemic. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Airline Profiles

Omicron forces global flight cancellations

This report is an excerpt from Ishka’s Airline Credit Profiles (ACP) subscription-based service. It delivers ‘The Ishka View’ on the near-term performance of airlines under today’s extraordinary market circumstances. more


in Airline Profiles

Support from lessors and states curb airline failures in 2021

Continued state support combined with reduced and deferred leases has helped limit the number of airline failures for a second year running, despite the severe impact of the pandemic on airline revenues. more


in Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Ishka invites 2021 Deals of the Year Award submissions

Ishka is now accepting submissions for its Deal of the Year Awards. The Ishka Deal of the Year Awards celebrate the best closed aircraft finance deals of 2021. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

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