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Aircastle ventures into neo sale/leasebacks

Ishka examines Aircastle’s Q1 results. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

Rising swap rates put further pressure on returns

As 5-year USD swaps broke the 3% barrier last week Ishka examines what impact this is having on new aircraft leases. more


in Aircraft Finance Market

Equity returns squeezed for leased aircraft

Investors report to Ishka that equity returns are compressing for leased aircraft. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Case study: Lessors place Monarch aircraft

Ishka examines where the fleet of leased Monarch aircraft has gone, who is now operating them – and how long the process took. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates , Investor Education

Is new equity here to stay?

Ishka reports from ISTAT’s Asia event in Singapore. more


in Capital Markets , Investor Education , Aircraft Finance Market

When and why size matters for leasing companies

Ishka examines the value of size in aircraft leasing platforms. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

Slots still risky for financiers as collateral despite Monarch victory

Monarch’s creditors recently won the right to trade the defunct carrier’s airport slots after an appeal but White & Case, in a guest report, argues that slots still represent uncertain collateral for financiers. more


in Regulatory and Accounting

Aircastle’s heavy reliance on trading

Ishka reviews Aircastle ‘s FY2017 financials. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

Turboprops forever?

Ishka examines ATR and Bombardier’s plans for updating their turboprop offering - an aircraft market largely unchanged since the 1980s. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles

Norwegian plans to divest up to 140 aircraft

The low-cost carrier wants to free up its balance sheet and reduce costs by moving away from operating leases. more


in Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

New 777-300ERs lease rates and prices down slightly

Ishka looks at lease rates and values for the Boeing 777-300ER as it approaches the end of its production life. more


in Aircraft Asset Profiles

Merx uses debut ABS to help switch to full servicer

Merx Aviation markets inaugural aircraft securitisation backed by 25 narrowbodies. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

BOC Aviation moves away from floating rate leases

Ishka examines Singapore-based aircraft lessor BOC Aviation's latest results as it undergoes substantial expansion and shifts away from a floating rate business model. more


in Lessors and Lease Rates

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