Claims related to aviation at the London Commercial Court have halved since March 2021 amid the ongoing air travel recovery, with one litigation lawyer saying lessors are now much more willing to negotiate. more
Investors could face up to a four-year wait for some P2F conversions, leading some to turn to a ‘black market’ to trade conversion slots with other airlines or lessors, sources have told Ishka. more
Aircraft lessors tracked by Ishka issued $8.35 billion in capital markets debt during the third quarter including $7.5 billion in USD issuances, a 21% rebound over second quarter USD issuances helped by tightening spreads. more
The volume of unsecured bond issuances by airlines declined by a third consecutive quarter in Q3 2021 to $12.04 billion with Chinese airlines responsible for three in every four issuances. more
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
From hydrogen aircraft to SAF, Ishka examines aviation’s progress coming to terms with its role in the climate crisis following the ISTAT 2021 EMEA conference. more
From widebody regrets to second-guessing AerCap’s asset disposals, Ishka provides a summary of the key talking points from the lessor CEO panel at the ISTAT EMEA 2021 conference in Edinburgh this week. more
Aircraft lessors and part-out firms talking to Ishka this week at the ISTAT EMEA 2021 conference in Edinburgh, complain about the surprisingly limited number of old and new aircraft being offered for sale. more
Ed Hansom and JJ O’Toole from Sirius Aviation Capital provide an update to their Airline Default Study white paper to include defaults during 2019 and 2020. more
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 this week’s Restructuring Watch report, Ishka provides updates on airlines from Ishka’s Restructuring list. As of this update, Ishka notes 11 airlines have ceased operations and 20 are undergoing formal court-led restructuring processes initiated since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. more
This is the 48th updated summary of airline state aid during the Covid-19 crisis. Ishka estimates that as of 30th September 2021 governments have introduced $198.78 billion in assistance measures for air carriers. more
Asset manager Altavair’s CEO, Steve Rimmer argues additional investment in widebody engines is “key” to its widebody freighter strategy. more
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