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.
ICBC Leasing shortlists buyers for 40 aircraft portfolio
Chinese leasing firm ICBC Leasing conducts one of the largest aircraft portfolio sales of recent history. more
Jet Airways: Lessor repossessions gain speed as airline winds down operations
Ishka analyses the latest developments in Jet Airways’ fleet and the hurdles lessors could face. more
Ishka Investor Europe: MAX and neo equity returns continue to compress
Aircraft investors and lessors gathered at Ishka’s Aviation Finance Europe conference last week confirmed that returns on new technology leased aircraft, such as the Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320neo, have tightned forcing many investors seeking higher returns towards older aircraft. more