Aircraft lessors continue to perform despite being highly leveraged
Aircraft leasing is a capital-intensive business and aircraft lessors remain highly leveraged. However, the larger lessors can boast of enviable operating margins. Several lessors have become listed which has also helped optimise their capital structures. Ishka has compared the public financials of AerCap, Air Lease Corporation, Aircastle, Aviation Capital Group, Avation, BOC Aviation, FLY Leasing and SMBC AC to assess their performance.
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