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How has the A220 been financed so far?

Financier appetite for (and comfort with) the A220 has been growing steadily since its 2016 introduction. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates

M&A: PacLife sells ACG to Tokyo Century Leasing

Pacific Life Insurance Company (PacLife) has agreed to sell its remaining shares in Californian aircraft lessor Aviation Capital Group’s (ACG) to Tokyo Century Corporation in a deal worth approximately $3 billion. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates

Could the A220 become the third ‘liquid’ narrowbody?

A year after being acquired by Airbus the A220, née Bombardier CSeries, has racked up a series of new orders and a growing numbers of prospects. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Modelling and Forecasting

Avation sees pick-up in turboprop demand

Emboldened by its strong quarterly results and buoyed by optimistic forecasts, Avation says it plans to aggressively grow the fleet by adding narrowbody and turboprop aircraft. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Fed cut helps United price record EETC

United Airlines (United) has broken its own record to price the tightest coupon to date for its recent enhanced equipment trust certificate (EETC) transaction. more


in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Aengus Kelly: AerCap portfolio strategy “sticking to true north”

AerCap chief Aengus Kelly says the lessor is sticking to its policy of disposing older aircraft and chasing new-technology assets. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Late-life NG airframe values jump on the back of MAX grounding

Part out companies claim the MAX grounding has boosted late life NG airframe values. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles

FLY chief on the hunt for the next AirAsia ‘type deal’

Ishka speaks with FLY Leasing’s CEO, Colm Barrington, on potential competition between lessors and OEMs and a liquid ABS market. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

FLY boasts bumper Q2 quarterly results

FLY Leasing reported a vast improvement in financial and fleet metrics in Q2 2019 as it continues to reap benefits from successfully absorbing the massive AirAsia portfolio, originally acquired in 2018. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

Aigle Azur files for bankruptcy after failed leadership coup

French airline Aigle Azur filed for bankruptcy on 2nd September and entered judicial receivership following months of difficulties. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Airline Profiles

The unsustainably low level of aircraft retirements

Ishka examines the depressed level of aircraft retirements. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Modelling and Forecasting

A380 retirement horizon: What’s coming?

More airlines have announced broad projected retirement dates for the A380. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Airline Profiles

Lessor CEOs: MAX continues to boost narrowbody lease rates

The MAX grounding and its lift to narrowbody lease rates dominated lessors’ earnings calls in 2019 Q2. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Macro headwinds to challenge weaker carriers

Ishka examines some of the recent macro trends that might affect the airline industry and some airlines most exposed to these trends. more


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