SAS needs to continue reforms to counter losses
Ignoring the non-recurring revenue and cost items, SAS posted losses in both the quarters of the first half of FY 2015/16. SAS needs to improve its capacity utilization especially on intercontinental routes this summer in-order to post a profit for the full year. The carrier has improved its bottom line through concerted restructuring efforts but needs to continue with its reforms as it still faces strong competition from low-cost carriers.
Azul boss wants “fast” Avianca Brazil deal as lessors seek to reclaim aircraft
Azul’s acquisition of Avianca Brazil’s aircraft leases and airport slots needs to be closed “fast” in the next 60 days if the struggling Avianca spin-off wants “business". more
ISTAT: CDB Aviation chief argues this is the “beginning of the downturn”
A panel of leasing CEOs from GECAS, SMBC Aviation Capital, CDB Aviation and Air Lease Corporation debate whether the aviation finance industry is entering a downturn. more