Young operator analysis: Canadian Jetlines’ leasing plans
Canadian ultra-low cost carrier start-up Jetlines carrier needs to raise CAD50 million to launch its business. The carrier has attracted willing European equity but needs a government exemption on the current foreign ownership limits of 25% to 49%.The Ishka View is that there is a strong chance that the firm will receive the necessary exemption but there is a risk that further delays could spook the appetite of its foreign investors.
Repossession update: WOW, Avianca Brazil and Flybmi
Ishka tracks the repossession process of three bankrupt carriers in 2019: WOW air, Avianca Brazil and Flybmi, and reviews some other recent bankrupt airline fleets. more
Aergo CEO: A second ABS “not on the horizon”
As Aergo celebrates its 20th birthday, Ishka sits with the firm’s CEO and founder, Fred Browne, to talk about the company's history, why he thinks aircraft prices could soften and why the aircraft lessor is forgoing the ABS market - for now. more
OEM problems throw a wrench into ALC’s growth plans
ALC’s growth plans have been materially affected by OEM troubles and the delays they have caused. more