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Why are JSA and Goshawk’s aircraft orders so significant?

Ishka examines the implications of two speculative aircraft orders by aircraft lessors, Goshawk Aviation and Jackson Square Aviation. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

Operators still prefer production freighters to conversions

A boom in air freight has resulted in an undersupply of available aircraft, but operators still prefer production freighters to conversions. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles

Aircastle flexes new investment grade muscles

Dickon Harris interviews Aircastle’s CEO, Mike Inglese, about the firm’s plans following two investment grade ratings from both Fitch and S&P. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

North American carriers yields hold up but rising fuel and labour costs hit operating profits

Ishka studies the North American airlines’ operating profitability in light of the inflationary pressures from higher crude oil prices and labour expenses. more


in Airline Profiles

Amedeo eyes London fund market for Intrepid fleet

Ishka speaks with Amedeo's CEO, Mark Lapidus, about the recent merger with Intrepid and his plans for the A380. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

Intrepid: what exactly have Amedeo acquired?

Ishka looks at Intrepid's fleet financing arrangements. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Intrepid and Sky Leasing purchases bode well for more leasing platforms sales

Dickon Harris offers highlights from Ishka’s Dublin festival. more


in Aircraft Finance Market

FastJet comes off life support (again)

The LCC is fighting for its life, Ishka looks at the carrier’s fleet financing arrangements. more


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

Lessors forced to wait for MRO slots

A spike in MRO activity is forcing aircraft lessors to wait for availability to overhaul aircraft and engines. more


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

Lessors maintain claims against Monarch Airlines

Administrators and ex-lessors are in dispute over security deposits and maintenance reserves. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Airline Profiles

Lessors limit impairments despite airline bankruptcies

In this Insight, Ishka reviews the asset quality performance of the major listed lessors during 2017. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

FLY Leasing: all set for an ambitious expansion?

FLY Leasing’s self-proclaimed “transformative” acquisition of AirAsia is looking set to close in Q3 as required approvals come in, overshadowing somewhat Fly’s solid performance in Q1 2018. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

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

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