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Which lessors are growing the fastest?

Ishka identifies some of those companies involved in the leasing space that have expanded their portfolios the most over the last three years. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

Lessors insist buyers take ‘the sweet with the sour’ with aircraft portfolio trades

Lessors have indicated that trading remains robust as sellers receive multiple bids for leased aircraft portfolios. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

Airlines adjust to more lease novations

Ishka reviews airline novation charges for lessors. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Airline Profiles

ALC’s ambitious growth plan is underway

Ishka explores ALC’s Q1 results in the light of its recently announced growth plans. The lessor is in an acquisition mode, looking to supplement its deep orderbook with opportunistic purchases in the open market. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

GECAS launches START 2018-1 ABS, Castlelake prices fifth ABS

Castlelake has priced its fifth aircraft ABS while GECAS is in the market with its eleventh aircraft securitisation. more


in Capital Markets

AerCap thrives despite Monarch and Air Berlin effect

AerCap's active trading showcased the lessor's platform in Q1 2018 despite deterioration in some metrics. Ishka takes a closer look and is not concerned. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

Castlelake to acquire 23 aircraft for fifth ABS

Aircraft fund manager returns to the ABS market with CLAS 2018-1. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aviation financings , Aircraft Finance Market

The Investor View: M&G Investments

Matthew O’Sullivan, Co-Head of ABS Credit Research at M&G investments discusses the aviation finance investment landscape. more


in Aviation financings , Investor Education

FX issues dampen Korean investor demand

Cost of currency swaps is making senior debt uneconomic for Korean investors. more


in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Avation becomes a full-service lessor

Ishka examines Avation PLC’s evolution into a full-service lessor and its recent aircraft trading activity. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

Q1 2018 Traffic Update: Year-on-year load factors pick up

As part of a regular series looking at the trends in air traffic and capacity, in this week’s Insight, Ishka reviews the traffic and capacity changes during the first quarter of 2018. more


in Regulatory and Accounting

Aircastle ventures into neo sale/leasebacks

Ishka examines Aircastle’s Q1 results. more


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