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".
Altavair CEO: ‘The aircraft leasing model has to evolve’
Altavair CEO Steve Rimmer believes “outsized returns” for aircraft lessors are a thing of the past, arguing that the Covid-19 crisis is accelerating a process of change that was already underway within aircraft lessors and their relationships with aircraft manufacturers. more
Risk of an oversupply of 737-800 freighters, warn cargo sources
The 737-800 freighter market is at risk of potential oversupply, say cargo sources, as more aircraft lessors and operators are looking at cargo conversion over the next few years. more
ABS update: S&P announces aircraft and engine ABS downgrades
Ratings agency S&P downgraded 23 securities from 30 separate aircraft and aircraft engine ABS transactions last week. Twenty of the lowered ratings remain “On Watch” for potential further downgrade. more