Malaysia Airlines will survive Mueller’s departure
Malaysian Airlines Berhad (MAB) has already undergone sufficient transformation to survive the loss of its CEO, Christoph Mueller, who will leave the airline in September 2016, although it will face fresh pressures for the remainder of this year and the next. MAB has been successful in overhauling its network in-line with demand under its restructuring plans, but continued competition from South Asian low cost carriers (LCCs) will remain a challenge.
Germania bankruptcy: What’s next for lessors?
A new conundrum emerged in the aircraft leasing market last week: Germania. The Berlin-based leisure airline filed for bankruptcy on February 4 after 32 years in operation. more
Lawyering up: Lessors appeal Avianca Brazil's latest extension
Aircraft lessors exposed to Avianca Brazil have appealed a controversial 73-day extension to a stay on aircraft repossessions granted by a court in Sao Paulo on February 1. more
Jet Airways denies repossession rumours as it negotiates equity lifeline
Investors should get confirmation this week whether troubled Indian carrier Jet Airways, which denied earlier aircraft repossession reports, has agreed to an equity lifeline from its two largest backers. more