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Emirates gets new $1.1 billion injection, Ryanair scores third court win

Ishka estimates that as of 17th June 2021 governments have introduced $193.77 billion in assistance measures for air carriers globally, including sectoral package and airline-specific bailouts. more

17/06/2021

in Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

ALC markets Blackbird Capital II aircraft ABS

Air Lease Corporation (ALC) is in the market with a $745 million aircraft ABS – Blackbird Capital II. more

16/06/2021

in Aircraft Finance Market

White Oak’s Thrust 2021-1 tests ABS market appetite for widebody engines

White Oak Commercial Aviation has been in the market for several weeks with a $485 million aircraft engine securitisation, Thrust 2021-1, with a unique collateral of 100% widebody engines. more

15/06/2021

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Hudson files lawsuit against Ares and Wilmington for conducting “sham” aircraft auction

EETC investors Hudson Structured Capital Management (Hudson) and CarVal Investors (CarVal) are suing Ares Management and Wilmington Trust, for an alleged “sham” auction of 10 Boeing 737-800 aircraft. more

14/06/2021

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Regulatory and Accounting

Asian airlines get restructuring go-ahead amidst fresh lockdowns

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

11/06/2021

in Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Clock is ticking for NAC, Avianca agrees A320 LOIs with GECAS

Nordic Aviation Capital’s (NAC) moratorium on debt payment ends at the end of next month, as the lessor edges closer to potentially entering a restructuring. more

11/06/2021

in Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Will the new EU Taxonomy for green aviation address lessors’ concerns?

The draft of a much-awaited framework by the European Commission on sustainable investment for aviation is set to be shared in the next few months. The framework will be critical for informing 'green' aircraft investments. more

10/06/2021

in Regulatory and Accounting , Investor Education , Aircraft Finance Market

Older aircraft close in on values “floor,” but younger jet prices could fall further

After suffering a period of value realignment since the onset of the pandemic several 20-year-old aircraft types now appear to be reaching a value “floor” where further discounts are unlikely. more

09/06/2021

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Are used A330s winning the hearts (and wallets) of airline startups?

A330 investors are fighting back. Last month, 15 firms launched a joint PR campaign to “raise awareness of the unique abilities" of the type in the hope of winning over existing and potential new operators. more

08/06/2021

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

SKY achieves record yield on aircraft ABS

Aircraft lessor SKY Leasing (SKY) has closed its $663 million ABS SLAM 2021-1 which achieved a record low yield for an aircraft ABS. more

07/06/2021

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets

15-year-old aircraft values, OEMs ramp up production and United's supersonic aircraft order

This is a regular series from 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

04/06/2021

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

SAS gets government credit, Germany considers keeping 20% stake in Lufthansa

State support for airlines appears to have plateaued in recent weeks, with relatively few new packages announced since the end of March. more

03/06/2021

in Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

A350 prices firm but older A330 values continue to drop

The Ishka Aircraft Pricing Benchmark aims at collecting (anonymously) the market’s view every two months. Ishka asks market makers, including buyers, sellers and financiers (including lessors, airlines, investors, aviation banks, asset managers, part-out companies, and advisors) their views on the market’s pricing and lease rates. more

02/06/2021

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

China’s ‘Big Three’ report large net losses despite rise in passenger traffic

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

31/05/2021

in Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

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