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.
ALC rejigs future fleet mix even as OEM problems linger
ALC's ambitious plans for doubling its fleet over five years are bearing fruit but its strategic targeting of 737 MAX is proving problematic. more
Aircastle Q2: Strained results flag risk of betting on emerging markets
Aircastle's disappointing Q2 results highlight the risk of over-exposure to emerging markets after the bankruptcies of Jet and Avianca Brazil. more