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Lessors succeed in remarketing most of bankrupt Germania’s A319s

Three months after the German leisure carrier filed for bankruptcy lessors have remarketed of half of Germania’s fleet. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Airline Profiles

Aviation financiers becoming wary of rising airline risk

As fuel costs rise and airline bankruptcies have piled up in 2019, aviation financiers debate whether banks have become more sensitive to airline credit risk in the past year. more


in Airline Profiles , Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

FLY drops A320neo options

FLY Leasing has chosen not to exercise the 2019 A320neo options it inherited as part of the AirAsia transaction. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Goshawk markets debut ABS

Ireland-headquartered Goshawk Aviation conduct a roadshow for its debut aircraft ABS - the youngest aircraft ABS with tradable E-note to date. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

ISTAT Asia: MAX likely grounded until end of 2019

Attendees and appraisers at ISTAT Asia did not think the MAX would be flying again in time for the summer season and asked how the grounding could impact MAX values and lease rates. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market , Regulatory and Accounting

MAX grounding: Lessor CEOs discuss Boeing’s “multi-headed monster”

The CEOs of CDB Aviation, BOC Aviation Avolon and SMBC Aviation Capital share their views on the MAX grounding and Boeing’s uphill public relations battle. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates

AerCap’s gains on sales keep dropping

AerCap’s net income Q1 2019 took a hit after the lessor saw a dramatic decrease in gains from sales which the lessor attributed to both the type and number of the aircraft it sold in the quarter. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

Aegean leverages Greece’s tourism boom

Ishka studies how Aegean has achieved continuous growth despite the fact that Greece’s GDP has shrunk by 25% since 2008. more


in Airline Profiles

HNA woes prompt Hainan Airlines' loss

In the latest in the HNA saga, the firm's group of airlines have reported dismal 2018 results as the parent continues to look for assets to sell off. more


in Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Lessors face prospect of dismal MAX lease rates

Lessors are in limbo following the MAX grounding while 737 MAX lease rates are likely to remain low in the short-term. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Avolon bags funds, investment grade under the Orix halo

Financial markets and credit agencies have decisively shrugged off Avolon’s HNA woes as investors jumped feet first into the lessor’s gargantuan $2.5 billion issuance of senior unsecured debt in early April 2019. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Norwegian puts the brakes on leasing arm growth

Low-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle has scaled back growth of its captive lessor, Arctic Aviation Assets (AAA), by delaying aircraft deliveries for the next two years. more


in Main Categories , Aircraft Asset Profiles , Airline Profiles , Regions

Boeing’s shrinking MAX orderbook

Boeing has gotten no MAX orders since the fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash, along with 210 MAX orders wiped from its books as Jet Airways teeters on the brink. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles

Investor guide: Cannibal airlines and Christmas trees

In this investor guide Ishka highlights the risk of bankrupt airlines raiding leased aircraft for parts and leaving investors and lessors with a costly maintenance bill. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Investor Education

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